Fedora 16 : kernel-3.2.9-1.fc16 (2012-3030)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Update to Linux 3.2.9 Update to Linux 3.2.8 stable release

CVE-2012-1090 CIFS: fix dentry refcount leak when opening a FIFO on
lookup

This also includes a number of wireless fixes across a variety of
drivers.

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=727865
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=728478
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=730007
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=798296
http://www.nessus.org/u?687040aa

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 : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58260 ()

Bugtraq ID: 52197

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1090

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