Fedora 10 : kernel-2.6.27.29-170.2.78.fc10 (2009-8264)

High Nessus Plugin ID 40482

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Update to linux kernel 2.6.27.29:
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.27.26 http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.27.27 http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.27.28 http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.27.29 Fixes security bugs: CVE-2009-1895 CVE-2009-2406 CVE-2009-2407 Adds
-fno-delete- null-pointer-checks gcc compile flag to protect against issues similar to CVE-2009-1897.

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.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.27.26

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.27.27

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.27.28

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.27.29

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=511171

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=512861

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=512885

http://www.nessus.org/u?ee2323e4

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 40482

File Name: fedora_2009-8264.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.16 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/08/05

Modified: 2016/12/08

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

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:10

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: 2009/08/04

Reference Information

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

BID: 35647, 35850, 35851

FEDORA: 2009-8264

CWE: 16, 119