Fedora 15 : kernel-2.6.41.1-1.fc15 (2011-15856)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 56865

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Rebase to upstream 3.1.1 kernel Fix boot regression on 64-bit EFI machines Update to the Linux 3.0.8 (2.6.40.8) stable release. Fix assorted security bugs. Bugfix update Update to the latest 3.0.7 stable kernel release which includes a variety of fixes.

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=641789

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=713315

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=713675

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=722509

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=729882

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=733827

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=735946

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=737108

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=742010

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=745241

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=748516

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=748668

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=748691

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=749166

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=749887

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=750402

http://www.nessus.org/u?cece6ac7

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 56865

File Name: fedora_2011-15856.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/11/18

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/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:15

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: 2011/11/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1083, CVE-2011-3347, CVE-2011-4077, CVE-2011-4097

BID: 46630, 50312, 50370, 50459

FEDORA: 2011-15856