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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.64991
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2009:1455
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:
The remote host is missing updates to the kernel announced in
advisory RHSA-2009:1455.

Security fix:

* a NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the Multiple Devices (md)
driver in the Linux kernel. If the suspend_lo or suspend_hi file on the
sysfs file system (/sys/) is modified when the disk array is inactive, it
could lead to a local denial of service or privilege escalation. Note: By
default, only the root user can write to the files mentioned above.
(CVE-2009-2849, Moderate)

For details on other bug fixes applied to this update, please visit
the referenced security advisories.

Users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported
patches to correct these issues. The system must be rebooted for this
update to take effect.

Solution:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1455.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

CVSS Score:
4.7

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-2849
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-August/msg01256.html
http://xorl.wordpress.com/2009/07/21/linux-kernel-md-driver-null-pointer-dereference/
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/07/24/1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/07/26/1
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2010/000082.html
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10396
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2009:1540
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1540.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022961
http://secunia.com/advisories/36501
http://secunia.com/advisories/37105
http://secunia.com/advisories/38794
http://secunia.com/advisories/38834
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-852-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0528
XForce ISS Database: kernel-mddriver-dos(52858)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/52858
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