Fedora 15 : kernel-2.6.42.12-1.fc15 (2012-3715)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 58488

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

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

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.

Solution

Update the affected kernel package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=800813

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=803793

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=804947

http://www.nessus.org/u?300c4cbc

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 58488

File Name: fedora_2012-3715.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/03/27

Updated: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

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: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: 2012/03/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1146, CVE-2012-1179, CVE-2012-1568

BID: 52324, 52533, 52687

FEDORA: 2012-3715