Fedora 11 : kernel-2.6.30.9-96.fc11 (2009-11032)

high Nessus Plugin ID 42400
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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

- Tue Nov 3 2009 Kyle McMartin <kyle at redhat.com> 2.6.30.9-96

- fs/pipe.c: fix NULL pointer dereference (CVE-2009-3547)

- Sun Oct 25 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert at redhat.com> 2.6.30.9-95

- Disable the stack protector on functions that don't have onstack arrays.

- Thu Oct 22 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert at redhat.com> 2.6.30.9-94

- Fix overflow in KVM cpuid code. (CVE-2009-3638)

- Thu Oct 22 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert at redhat.com> 2.6.30.9-93

- Fix exploitable oops in keyring code (CVE-2009-3624)

- Wed Oct 21 2009 Kyle McMartin <kyle at redhat.com>

- shut-up-LOCK_TEST_WITH_RETURN.patch: sort out #445331... or paper bag over it for now until the lock warnings can be killed.

- Mon Oct 19 2009 Kyle McMartin <kyle at redhat.com>

- af_unix-fix-deadlock-connecting-to-shutdown-socket.pat ch: fix for rhbz#529626 local DoS. (CVE-2009-3621)

- Sat Oct 17 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert at redhat.com> 2.6.30.9-90

- Fix null deref in r128 (F10#487546) (CVE-2009-3620)

- Sat Oct 17 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert at redhat.com> 2.6.30.9-89

- Keyboard and mouse fixes from 2.6.32 (#522126)

- Sat Oct 17 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert at redhat.com> 2.6.30.9-88

- Scheduler wakeup patch, fixes high latency on wakeup (sched-update-the-clock-of-runqueue-select-task-rq-sel ected.patch)

- Fri Oct 16 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert at redhat.com> 2.6.30.9-87

- Fix uninitialized data leak in netlink (CVE-2009-3612)

- Thu Oct 15 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert at redhat.com> 2.6.30.9-86

- AX.25 security fix (CVE-2009-2909)

- Thu Oct 15 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert at redhat.com> 2.6.30.9-85

- Disable CONFIG_USB_STORAGE_CYPRESS_ATACB because it causes failure to boot from USB disks using Cypress bridges (#524998)

- Tue Oct 13 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert at redhat.com> 2.6.30.9-84

- Copy libata drive detection fix from 2.6.31.4 (#524756)

- Tue Oct 13 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert at redhat.com> 2.6.30.9-83

- Networking fixes taken from 2.6.31-stable

- Tue Oct 13 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert at redhat.com> 2.6.30.9-82

- Fix boot hang with ACPI on some systems.

- Mon Oct 12 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert at redhat.com> 2.6.30.9-81

- Critical ftrace fixes:
ftrace-use-module-notifier-for-function-tracer.patch ftrace-check-for-failure-for-all-conversions.patch tracing-correct-module-boundaries-for-ftrace_release.p atch

- Thu Oct 8 2009 Ben Skeggs <bskeggs at redhat.com> 2.6.30.9-80

- ppc: compile nvidiafb as a module only, nvidiafb+nouveau = bang! (rh#491308)

- Wed Oct 7 2009 Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com> 2.6.30.9-78

- Disable IRQSOFF tracer. (Adds unnecessary overhead when unused)

- Wed Oct 7 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert at redhat.com> 2.6.30.9-77

- eCryptfs fixes taken from 2.6.31.2 (fixes CVE-2009-2908)

- Tue Oct 6 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert at redhat.com> 2.6.30.9-76

- fix race in forcedeth network driver (#526546)

- Tue Oct 6 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert at redhat.com> 2.6.30.9-75

- x86: Don't leak 64-bit reg contents to 32-bit tasks.

- Tue Oct 6 2009 Chuck Ebbert <cebbert at redhat.com> 2.6.30.9-74

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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=529626

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=530283

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=530490

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=530515

http://www.nessus.org/u?2c4aae2b

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 42400

File Name: fedora_2009-11032.nasl

Version: 1.23

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/6/2009

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

Temporal Vector: 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: 11/5/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/22/2009

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3547, CVE-2009-3621, CVE-2009-3624, CVE-2009-3638

BID: 36723, 36793, 36803, 36901

FEDORA: 2009-11032

CWE: 189, 310, 362