Fedora 16 : kernel-3.3.5-2.fc16 (2012-7538)

High Nessus Plugin ID 59082


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Fix a DVB-S zig-zag regression on kernel 3.3. Without this patch, some DVB-S channels may not be successfully detected. Linux 3.3.4 stable update contains numerous bug fixes

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.


Update the affected kernel package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 59082

File Name: fedora_2012-7538.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/05/14

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/05/10

Reference Information

FEDORA: 2012-7538