Fedora 17 : kernel-3.3.2-8.fc17 (2012-6344)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Fixes CVEs :

CVE-2012-2119 CVE-2012-2123 CVE-2012-2121

Also fixes some fail to boot issues on various Dell machines.

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=806722
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=814149
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=814278
http://www.nessus.org/u?926cd390

Solution :

Update the affected kernel package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58836 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53162
53165
53166

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2119
CVE-2012-2121
CVE-2012-2123

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