Fedora 12 : kernel-2.6.32.21-168.fc12 (2010-14878)

High Nessus Plugin ID 49296

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

- Fix possible local privilege escalation on x86_64 systems (CVE-2010-3081, CVE-2010-3301).

- Mitigate denial of service attack with large argument lists.

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

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=627440

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=628770

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=629441

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=630551

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=631623

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=634449

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=634457

http://www.nessus.org/u?dda86c90

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 49296

File Name: fedora_2010-14878.nasl

Version: 1.27

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/09/21

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/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: 2010/09/17

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2954, CVE-2010-2960, CVE-2010-3067, CVE-2010-3079, CVE-2010-3080, CVE-2010-3081, CVE-2010-3301

BID: 42900, 42932, 43062, 43239

FEDORA: 2010-14878