Fedora 15 : kernel-2.6.41.1-1.fc15 (2011-15856)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Rebase to upstream 3.1.1 kernel Fix boot regression on 64-bit EFI
machines Update to the Linux 3.0.8 (2.6.40.8) stable release. Fix
assorted security bugs. Bugfix update Update to the latest 3.0.7
stable kernel release which includes a variety of fixes.

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.

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=641789
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=713315
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=713675
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=722509
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=729882
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=733827
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=735946
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=737108
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=742010
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=745241
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=748516
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=748668
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=748691
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=749166
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=749887
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=750402
http://www.nessus.org/u?cece6ac7

Solution :

Update the affected kernel package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56865 ()

Bugtraq ID: 46630
50312
50370
50459

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1083
CVE-2011-3347
CVE-2011-4077
CVE-2011-4097