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

high Nessus Plugin ID 58312
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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

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

Disable threading in hibernate compression/decompression

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Solution

Update the affected kernel package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=799209

http://www.nessus.org/u?9874065f

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 58312

File Name: fedora_2012-3350.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/12/2012

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

Temporal Vector: 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: 3/8/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1097

BID: 52274