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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.66082
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2009:1522
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:
The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2009:1522.

The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux
operating system.

This update fixes the following security issues:

* multiple, missing initialization flaws were found in the Linux kernel.
Padding data in several core network structures was not initialized
properly before being sent to user-space. These flaws could lead to
information leaks. (CVE-2005-4881, CVE-2009-3228, Moderate)

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-2009-1522.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

CVSS Score:
4.9

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-4881
http://marc.info/?l=git-commits-head&m=112002138324380
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/09/05/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/09/06/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/09/07/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/09/17/1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/09/17/9
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11744
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1522.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/37084
http://secunia.com/advisories/37909
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2009:064 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-12/msg00005.html
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-3228
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:198
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/09/03/1
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2010/000082.html
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6757
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9409
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2009:1540
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1540.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2009:1548
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1548.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1023073
http://secunia.com/advisories/38794
http://secunia.com/advisories/38834
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-864-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0528
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