Fedora 15 : kernel- (2012-1503)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 57906


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


CVE-2011-4086: jbd2: unmapped buffer with _Unwritten or _Delay flags set can lead to DoS (rhbz 788260) This update rebases the kernel to the newest upstream stable release (3.2.3). As with previous updates, it presents itself as 2.6.xx still, for compatibility reasons.

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: Medium

ID: 57906

File Name: fedora_2012-1503.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/02/13

Modified: 2016/05/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/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: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/02/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-4086

BID: 51945

FEDORA: 2012-1503