Fedora 15 : kernel- (2012-2753)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 58259


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Fixes: CVE-2012-1090 Update to latest upstream stable release 3.2.9.
Several additional fixes for bugs reported.

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: 58259

File Name: fedora_2012-2753.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/03/07

Modified: 2015/10/20

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: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/03/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1090

BID: 52197

FEDORA: 2012-2753