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
set

Update to upstream stable release 3.6.7

Assorted other fixes.

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=862900
http://www.nessus.org/u?1e42cae7

Solution :

Update the affected kernel package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63013 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56414

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4461