Fedora 16 : kernel-3.2.9-2.fc16 (2012-3350)

High Nessus Plugin ID 58312


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


CVE-2012-1097 regset: Prevent NULL pointer reference on readonly regsets

Disable threading in hibernate compression/decompression

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Update the affected kernel package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 58312

File Name: fedora_2012-3350.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/03/12

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

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

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/03/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1097

BID: 52274

FEDORA: 2012-3350