Fedora 12 : kernel- (2009-12825)

High Nessus Plugin ID 43036


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: 43036

File Name: fedora_2009-12825.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/12/08

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:12

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2009/12/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1298

FEDORA: 2009-12825

CWE: 119