Fedora 9 : kernel- (2008-11618)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 35264
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VPR Score: 6.6


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Update kernel from version to
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog- http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog- Also includes three critical fixes scheduled for Update applesmc driver to latest upstream version. (Adds module autoloading.) Update ALSA audio drivers to version 1.0.18a. (See www.alsa-project.org for details.) Security fixes: CVE-2008-5079 in CVE-2008-5182 in CVE-2008-5300 in

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Update the affected kernel package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 35264

File Name: fedora_2008-11618.nasl

Version: 1.20

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/26/2008

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.4

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:POC/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: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/24/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5079, CVE-2008-5182, CVE-2008-5300

BID: 32676

FEDORA: 2008-11618

CWE: 362, 399