Fedora 12 : kernel-2.6.32.16-141.fc12 (2010-10880)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 47722

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Update to kernel 2.6.32.16:
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.32.16 Additional fixes without associated bug numbers: Fix overscheduling bug causing performance loss on large machines. Add support for sky2 network adapters with Optima chips. Make hdpvr infrared controller register so that a remote control can be used with it.

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.

Solution

Update the affected kernel package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?8a8f7971

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=603593

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=607054

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=608950

http://www.nessus.org/u?3ae023e6

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 47722

File Name: fedora_2010-10880.nasl

Version: 1.18

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/07/14

Updated: 2018/12/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:12

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/07/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2071, CVE-2010-2478, CVE-2010-2495

BID: 37277, 37521, 39344, 39719, 41077, 41223, 41467

FEDORA: 2010-10880