Fedora 16 : kernel-3.6.5-2.fc16 (2012-17479)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This Linux 3.6.5 stable update contains a large number of important
bugfixes and security fixes.

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=862877
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=869904
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=871848
http://www.nessus.org/u?b2349ac4

Solution :

Update the affected kernel package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62831 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55855
56238
56346

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0957
CVE-2012-4508
CVE-2012-4565

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now