Fedora 11 : kernel- (2009-12786)

High Nessus Plugin ID 43035


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


CVE-2009-1298 null ptr deref in ipv4 ip_frag_reasm.

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.


Update the affected kernel package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 43035

File Name: fedora_2009-12786.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/12/08

Modified: 2016/05/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/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: 2009/12/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1298

BID: 36379, 36512, 36635, 36639, 36723, 36793, 36803, 36824, 36827, 36901

FEDORA: 2009-12786

CWE: 119