Fedora Core 11 FEDORA-2009-10639 (kernel)

Published: 2009-11-11 14:56:44
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

Technical Details:
Update to kernel 2.6.30.9. Upstream change logs: http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.30.9 Also fixes: - Kernel stack randomization bug - NULL dereference in r128 driver - ftrace memory corruption on module unload - boot hanging on some systems - some latency problems caused by scheduler bugs

Recommendations:
Apply the appropriate updates. This update can be installed with the yum update program. Use su -c 'yum update kernel' at the command line. For more information, refer to Managing Software with yum, available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/. https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=FEDORA-2009-10639

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to kernel announced via advisory FEDORA-2009-10639.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-3612
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-2909
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-2908
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-2903
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-3290
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-2847
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-2910

References:

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=524124
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=528868
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=522331
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=527534
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=528887
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=526788

Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.2
Published
2009-11-11
Modified
2017-07-10
Category
Fedora Local Security Checks

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