Fedora 12 : kernel- (2009-13039)

High Nessus Plugin ID 43103


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


CVE-2009-4131: EXT4 - fix insufficient permission checking which could result in arbitrary data corruption by a local unprivileged user.

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Update the affected kernel package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 43103

File Name: fedora_2009-13039.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.25 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/12/11

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC: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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/12/10

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-4131

BID: 37277

FEDORA: 2009-13039

CWE: 264