Fedora 11 : kernel-2.6.29.6-217.2.16.fc11 (2009-9044)

High Nessus Plugin ID 40780

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Security fixes: - CVE-2009-2691: Information disclosure in proc filesystem - CVE-2009-2848: execve: must clear current->child_tid - CVE-2009-2849: md: NULL pointer dereference - CVE-2009-2847:
Information leak in do_sigaltstack Restore missing LIRC drivers, dropped in previous release. Backport upstream fixes that further improve the security of mmap of low addresses. (CVE-2009-2695)

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=515392

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=515423

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=516171

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=517830

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=518132

http://www.nessus.org/u?9633f9a4

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 40780

File Name: fedora_2009-9044.nasl

Version: 1.20

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/08/27

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/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 Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/08/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2691, CVE-2009-2695, CVE-2009-2847, CVE-2009-2848, CVE-2009-2849

BID: 35930

FEDORA: 2009-9044

CWE: 119, 200