Fedora 17 : kernel-3.6.7-4.fc17 (2012-18684)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

CVE-2012-4461: kvm: invalid opcode oops on SET_SREGS with OSXSAVE bit

Update to upstream stable release 3.6.7

Assorted other 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 :


Solution :

Update the affected kernel package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63013 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56414

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4461