Fedora 8 : kernel-2.6.23.15-137.fc8 (2008-1423)

2008-02-12T00:00:00
ID FEDORA_2008-1423.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2021 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
Modified 2008-02-12T00:00:00

Description

Update to Linux kernel 2.6.23.15: http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.23.15 Fix vmsplice local root vulnerability: CVE-2008-0009: Fixed by update to 2.6.23.15. CVE-2008-0010: Fixed by update to 2.6.23.15. CVE-2008-0600: Extra fix from upstream applied. Fix memory leak in netlabel code. Work around broken Seagate LBA48 disks. (#429364) Fix futex oops on uniprocessor machine. (#429412) Add support for new Macbook touchpads. (#426574) Fix the initio driver broken in 2.6.23. (#390531) Fix segfaults from using vdso=2. (#427641) FireWire updates, fixing multiple problems. (#429598) ACPI: fix multiple problems with brightness controls (#427518) Fix Megahertz PCMCIA Ethernet adapter (#233255) Fix oops in netfilter. (#430663) ACPI: fix early init of EC (#426480) ALSA: fix audio on some systems with STAC codec (#431360) Atheros L2 fast Ethernet driver (atl2) for ASUS Eeepc. ASUS Eeepc ACPI hotkey driver. Wireless driver updates from upstream.

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.

                                        
                                            #%NASL_MIN_LEVEL 70300
#
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were  
# extracted from Fedora Security Advisory 2008-1423.
#

include('deprecated_nasl_level.inc');
include('compat.inc');

if (description)
{
  script_id(31030);
  script_version("1.18");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_modification_date", value:"2021/01/11");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2008-0009", "CVE-2008-0010", "CVE-2008-0600");
  script_xref(name:"FEDORA", value:"2008-1423");

  script_name(english:"Fedora 8 : kernel-2.6.23.15-137.fc8 (2008-1423)");
  script_summary(english:"Checks rpm output for the updated package.");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:"The remote Fedora host is missing a security update."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"Update to Linux kernel 2.6.23.15:
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.23.15 Fix
vmsplice local root vulnerability: CVE-2008-0009: Fixed by update to
2.6.23.15. CVE-2008-0010: Fixed by update to 2.6.23.15. CVE-2008-0600:
Extra fix from upstream applied. Fix memory leak in netlabel code.
Work around broken Seagate LBA48 disks. (#429364) Fix futex oops on
uniprocessor machine. (#429412) Add support for new Macbook touchpads.
(#426574) Fix the initio driver broken in 2.6.23. (#390531) Fix
segfaults from using vdso=2. (#427641) FireWire updates, fixing
multiple problems. (#429598) ACPI: fix multiple problems with
brightness controls (#427518) Fix Megahertz PCMCIA Ethernet adapter
(#233255) Fix oops in netfilter. (#430663) ACPI: fix early init of EC
(#426480) ALSA: fix audio on some systems with STAC codec (#431360)
Atheros L2 fast Ethernet driver (atl2) for ASUS Eeepc. ASUS Eeepc ACPI
hotkey driver. Wireless driver updates from upstream.

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."
  );
  # http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.23.15
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://www.nessus.org/u?c944391b"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=233255"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=390531"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=426480"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=426574"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=427518"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=427641"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=429364"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=429412"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=430663"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=431360"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=432229"
  );
  # https://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2008-February/007636.html
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://www.nessus.org/u?962345de"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"solution", 
    value:"Update the affected kernel package."
  );
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploitability_ease", value:"Exploits are available");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_available", value:"true");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_framework_core", value:"true");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploited_by_malware", value:"true");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_framework_canvas", value:"true");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"canvas_package", value:'CANVAS');
  script_cwe_id(20, 94);

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:8");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2008/02/11");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2008/02/12");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2021 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.");
  script_family(english:"Fedora Local Security Checks");

  script_dependencies("ssh_get_info.nasl");
  script_require_keys("Host/local_checks_enabled", "Host/RedHat/release", "Host/RedHat/rpm-list");

  exit(0);
}


include("audit.inc");
include("global_settings.inc");
include("rpm.inc");

if (!get_kb_item("Host/local_checks_enabled")) audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_ENABLED);
release = get_kb_item("Host/RedHat/release");
if (isnull(release) || "Fedora" >!< release) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Fedora");
os_ver = eregmatch(pattern: "Fedora.*release ([0-9]+)", string:release);
if (isnull(os_ver)) audit(AUDIT_UNKNOWN_APP_VER, "Fedora");
os_ver = os_ver[1];
if (! ereg(pattern:"^8([^0-9]|$)", string:os_ver)) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "Fedora 8.x", "Fedora " + os_ver);

if (!get_kb_item("Host/RedHat/rpm-list")) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_LIST_MISSING);

cpu = get_kb_item("Host/cpu");
if (isnull(cpu)) audit(AUDIT_UNKNOWN_ARCH);
if ("x86_64" >!< cpu && cpu !~ "^i[3-6]86$") audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_IMPLEMENTED, "Fedora", cpu);

flag = 0;
if (rpm_check(release:"FC8", reference:"kernel-2.6.23.15-137.fc8")) flag++;


if (flag)
{
  if (report_verbosity > 0) security_hole(port:0, extra:rpm_report_get());
  else security_hole(0);
  exit(0);
}
else
{
  tested = pkg_tests_get();
  if (tested) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_NOT_AFFECTED, tested);
  else audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_NOT_INSTALLED, "kernel");
}