Fedora 11 : kernel- (2009-6768)

High Nessus Plugin ID 39506


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Update to kernel
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog- Includes DRM modesetting bug fixes. Adds driver for VIA SD/MMC controllers and full support for the Nano processor in 64-bit mode.

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.


Update the affected kernel package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 39506

File Name: fedora_2009-6768.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/06/25

Modified: 2016/12/08

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


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:11

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: 2009/06/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1385, CVE-2009-1389

BID: 35185, 35281

FEDORA: 2009-6768

CWE: 119, 189