Fedora 16 : kernel-3.6.5-2.fc16 (2012-17479)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 62831

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VPR Score: 4.2

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

This Linux 3.6.5 stable update contains a large number of important bugfixes and security 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.

Solution

Update the affected kernel package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=862877

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=869904

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=871848

http://www.nessus.org/u?b2349ac4

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 62831

File Name: fedora_2012-17479.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/11/07

Updated: 2020/03/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 4.2

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 3.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/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: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/11/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0957, CVE-2012-4508, CVE-2012-4565

BID: 55855, 56238, 56346

FEDORA: 2012-17479