Fedora 16 : kernel-3.6.10-2.fc16 (2012-20240)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Update to latest upstream stable release, Linux v3.6.10. Various fixes
across the tree. Update to latest stable upstream release, Linux
v3.6.9. Various bugfixes across the tree. Update to Linux v3.6.8 with
various fixes across the tree.

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=868285
http://www.nessus.org/u?da437b73

Solution :

Update the affected kernel package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.6
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63283 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55878

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4530

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