Fedora 9 : kernel-2.6.25.3-18.fc9 (2008-3949)

High Nessus Plugin ID 32346

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Update to Linux kernel verion 2.6.25.1, 2.6.25.2, 2.6.25.3:
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.25.1 http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.25.2 http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.25.3 Security fixes: CVE-2008-1669 (2.6.25.2) - SMP ordering hole in fcntl_setlk() CVE-2008-2136 (2.6.25.3) - SIT exploitable remote memory leak CVE-2008-1375, CVE-2008-1675 were fixed in 2.6.25-12.fc9 and are available in GA version of kernel package shipped in Fedora 9. Bugs fixed: CIFS: fix slashes in path names to have proper format (#443681)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected kernel package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?2635d174

http://www.nessus.org/u?a8f3bcba

http://www.nessus.org/u?48940ff2

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=443433

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=446031

http://www.nessus.org/u?58153f27

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 32346

File Name: fedora_2008-3949.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/05/16

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:9

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/05/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1669, CVE-2008-2136

BID: 29076

FEDORA: 2008-3949

CWE: 94, 362, 399