Fedora 15 : kernel-2.6.40.3-0.fc15 (2011-11019)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Security update for CVE-2011-2905 Additionally, includes other fixes
from 3.0.1, 3.0.2 and 3.0.3rc1. Also numerous fixes for bugs reported
via bugzilla.

Rebase to 3.0. Version reports as 2.6.40 for compatibility with older
userspace.

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=690930
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=708314
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=708868
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=710551
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=712527
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=712528
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=712531
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=712532
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=712534
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=712823
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=714165
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=714332
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=714333
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=714847
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=714850
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=717501
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=717621
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=720054
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=720128
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=720594
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=720771
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=722472
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=727680
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=727796
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=728044
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=728379
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=728872
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=729269
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=729340
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=729363
http://www.nessus.org/u?1d1b802b

Solution :

Update the affected kernel package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 55892 ()

Bugtraq ID: 49140

CVE ID:

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