Fedora 16 : kernel-3.1.0-0.rc6.git0.3.fc16 (2011-12823)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

CVE-2011-3191: cifs: fix possible memory corruption in CIFSFindNext
Other assorted bugfixes, mostly for ppc

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=733766
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=737984
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=738096
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=738194
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=738387
http://www.nessus.org/u?58afffb9

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: 56295 ()

Bugtraq ID: 49295

CVE ID:

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