Fedora 16 : kernel-3.1.2-1.fc16 (2011-16237)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Update to kernel 3.1.2:
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.1.2

Additional changes :

- Partially fix reported stalls during heavy I/O

- Fix problems with udev probing Wacom bluetooth tablets

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 :

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.1.2
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=751165
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=753645
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=753776
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=754214
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=756169
http://www.nessus.org/u?fcd14700

Solution :

Update the affected kernel package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56941 ()

Bugtraq ID: 50755

CVE ID: CVE-2011-4110

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