Fedora 16 : kernel-3.1.6-1.fc16 (2011-17381)

High Nessus Plugin ID 57401


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Restore the route cache garbage collector. Recent kernels could fill and exhaust their neighbour cache. Update to latest 3.1.6 stable release

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: 57401

File Name: fedora_2011-17381.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/12/27

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:16

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

Patch Publication Date: 2011/12/23

Reference Information

FEDORA: 2011-17381