Fedora 17 : kernel-3.3.0-5.fc17 (2012-4761)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Fixes CVE-2012-1568

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=804007
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=804353
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=804957
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=805538
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=806033
http://www.nessus.org/u?7426a01b

Solution :

Update the affected kernel package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58701 ()

Bugtraq ID: 52687

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1568

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