Fedora 10 : kernel-2.6.27.24-170.2.68.fc10 (2009-5356)

high Nessus Plugin ID 38906
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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Update to kernel 2.6.27.24:
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.27.22 http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.27.23 http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.27.24 Includes ext4 bug fixes from Fedora 11. Updates the atl2 network driver to version 2.0.5

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?ba7d6425

http://www.nessus.org/u?4faa1f7f

http://www.nessus.org/u?5f5b64f7

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=493771

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=494275

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=496572

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=502109

http://www.nessus.org/u?3a46328f

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 38906

File Name: fedora_2009-5356.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/26/2009

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:10

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/25/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1242, CVE-2009-1337, CVE-2009-1439, CVE-2009-1633

BID: 34405, 34453, 34612

FEDORA: 2009-5356

CWE: 119, 264