Fedora 11 : kernel-2.6.29.5-191.fc11 (2009-6768)

high Nessus Plugin ID 39506
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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Update to kernel 2.6.29.5:
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.29.5 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.

Solution

Update the affected kernel package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?42db42d7

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=502981

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=504726

http://www.nessus.org/u?7497f8ec

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 39506

File Name: fedora_2009-6768.nasl

Version: 1.19

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/25/2009

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/19/2009

Reference Information

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

BID: 35185, 35281

FEDORA: 2009-6768

CWE: 119, 189