Fedora 11 : kernel- (2009-8144)

High Nessus Plugin ID 40481


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Fix security bugs: CVE-2009-1895 CVE-2009-2406 CVE-2009-2407 Add -fno- delete-null-pointer-checks gcc compile flag to protect against issues similar to CVE-2009-1897. Fix virtio_blk driver bug (reported against Fedora 10.) iwl3945 wireless driver rfkill fixes. Fix DPMS on some nVidia adapters when using the nouveau driver.

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Update the affected kernel package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 40481

File Name: fedora_2009-8144.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/08/05

Modified: 2016/12/08

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND

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: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/07/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1895, CVE-2009-2406, CVE-2009-2407

BID: 35647, 35850, 35851

FEDORA: 2009-8144

CWE: 16, 119