Fedora 9 : kernel-2.6.27.24-78.2.53.fc9 (2009-5383)

High Nessus Plugin ID 38931

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-2.6.27.24 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?5f5b64f7

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

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

http://www.nessus.org/u?14ef388b

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 38931

File Name: fedora_2009-5383.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/05/28

Updated: 2018/12/24

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: 2009/05/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1439, CVE-2009-1633

BID: 34453, 34612

FEDORA: 2009-5383

CWE: 119