Fedora 15 : kernel-2.6.42.3-2.fc15 (2012-1503)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

CVE-2011-4086: jbd2: unmapped buffer with _Unwritten or _Delay flags
set can lead to DoS (rhbz 788260) This update rebases the kernel to
the newest upstream stable release (3.2.3). As with previous updates,
it presents itself as 2.6.xx still, for compatibility reasons.

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=788260
http://www.nessus.org/u?5c452b4e

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: 57906 ()

Bugtraq ID: 51945

CVE ID: CVE-2011-4086

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