Fedora 10 : kernel-2.6.27.41-170.2.117.fc10 (2009-13098)

high Nessus Plugin ID 43125
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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Update to kernel 2.6.27.41:
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.27.39 http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.27.40 http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.27.41

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

http://www.nessus.org/u?7f2cf410

http://www.nessus.org/u?32fa246a

http://www.nessus.org/u?17576cd1

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=539414

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=539435

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=541160

http://www.nessus.org/u?eb4affcf

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 43125

File Name: fedora_2009-13098.nasl

Version: 1.35

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/14/2009

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:10

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/11/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/19/2009

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Linux Kernel Sendpage Local Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3080, CVE-2009-4005, CVE-2009-4031

BID: 32676, 33113, 35647, 35724, 35850, 35851, 36038, 36379, 36512, 36639, 36723, 36803, 36824, 36827, 36901, 37036, 37068

FEDORA: 2009-13098

CWE: 20, 119