Fedora 16 : kernel-3.2.10-3.fc16 (2012-3712)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 58376


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Update to the 3.2.10 stable release, which contains a number of fixes across the kernel.

Fixes CVE-2012-1146 Fixes CVE-2012-1179

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Update the affected kernel package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 58376

File Name: fedora_2012-3712.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/03/19

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/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: 2012/03/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1146, CVE-2012-1179

BID: 52324, 52533

FEDORA: 2012-3712