Fedora 14 : kernel- (2010-14832)

High Nessus Plugin ID 49635


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


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

- NOTE: All users should update because of this bug. Fix denial of service attack with large argument lists. Add support for perl and python scripting to perf. Nouveau video driver fixes :

- fix oops in acpi edid support

- disable acceleration on nva3/nva5/nva8

- misc fixes from upstream + NVAF support Add support for the eject key on the Dell Studio 1555 fix rcu_dereference_check warning Restore appleir driver that got lost in the 2.6.35 rebase. Fix DMA in via-velocity network driver.

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.


Update the affected kernel package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 49635

File Name: fedora_2010-14832.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.23 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/09/22

Modified: 2016/05/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:14

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-2010-3080, CVE-2010-3081, CVE-2010-3301

BID: 42900, 42932, 43062, 43239, 43353, 43355

FEDORA: 2010-14832