Fedora 16 : kernel-3.1.0-7.fc16 (2011-15323)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes a regression in booting via EFI on some machines.
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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=748516
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=749887
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=750402
http://www.nessus.org/u?b9f4ec01

Solution :

Update the affected kernel package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56697 ()

Bugtraq ID: 50459

CVE ID: CVE-2011-4097

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