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

high Nessus Plugin ID 40482
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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.nessus.org/u?221cc2c4

http://www.nessus.org/u?97580674

http://www.nessus.org/u?5b5c637f

http://www.nessus.org/u?38d2b377

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: 1.19

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/5/2009

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

Temporal Vector: 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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/4/2009

Reference Information

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

BID: 35647, 35850, 35851

FEDORA: 2009-8264

CWE: 16, 119