Fedora 11 : kernel-2.6.29.6-217.2.7.fc11 (2009-8649)

high Nessus Plugin ID 40606

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Fix sock_sendpage NULL pointer dereference. CVE-2009-2692.

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

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=516949

http://www.nessus.org/u?d33586ab

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 40606

File Name: fedora_2009-8649.nasl

Version: 1.22

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/18/2009

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A: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: 8/15/2009

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Core Impact

Metasploit (Linux Kernel Sendpage Local Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2692

BID: 36038

CWE: 119

FEDORA: 2009-8649