Fedora 17 : kernel-3.3.2-8.fc17 (2012-6344)

High Nessus Plugin ID 58836

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Fixes CVEs :

CVE-2012-2119 CVE-2012-2123 CVE-2012-2121

Also fixes some fail to boot issues on various Dell machines.

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=806722

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=814149

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=814278

http://www.nessus.org/u?926cd390

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 58836

File Name: fedora_2012-6344.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/04/24

Updated: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

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:17

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: 2012/04/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2119, CVE-2012-2121, CVE-2012-2123

BID: 53162, 53165, 53166

FEDORA: 2012-6344