Fedora 12 : kernel-2.6.31.12-174.2.3.fc12 (2010-0823)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

stable update for 2.6.31.12, includes fix for CVE-2010-0006 kernel:
ipv6: skb_dst() can be NULL in ipv6_hop_jumbo() (rhbz#555217)

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=555217
http://www.nessus.org/u?329c74d5

Solution :

Update the affected kernel package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 47198 (fedora_2010-0823.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 37810
37865

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0006

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