Fedora 17 : kernel-3.7.9-104.fc17 (2013-3106)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update contains a fix for the netlink out-of-bounds access issue
which could allow a local user to gain privileged access. All users
are encouraged to update.

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=915052
http://www.nessus.org/u?f1f94bb6

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 : 5.6
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64985 ()

Bugtraq ID: 58137

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1763

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