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Category:Fedora Local Security Checks
Title:Fedora Core 12 FEDORA-2010-14878 (kernel)
The remote host is missing an update to the kernel
announced via advisory FEDORA-2010-14878.

Update Information:

- Fix possible local privilege escalation on x86_64 systems (CVE-2010-3081, CVE-2010-3301).
- Mitigate denial of service attack with large argument lists.


[ 1 ] Bug #628770 - CVE-2010-2954 kernel: NULL deref and panic in irda
[ 2 ] Bug #627440 - CVE-2010-2960 keyctl_session_to_parent NULL deref system crash
[ 3 ] Bug #629441 - CVE-2010-3067 kernel: do_io_submit() issues
[ 4 ] Bug #631623 - CVE-2010-3079 kernel: ftrace NULL ptr deref
[ 5 ] Bug #630551 - CVE-2010-3080 kernel: /dev/sequencer open failure is not handled correctly
[ 6 ] Bug #634457 - CVE-2010-3081 kernel: 64-bit Compatibility Mode Stack Pointer Underflow
[ 7 ] Bug #634449 - CVE-2010-3301 kernel: IA32 System Call Entry Point Vulnerability

Solution: Apply the appropriate updates.

This update can be installed with the yum update program. Use
su -c 'yum update kernel' at the command line.
For more information, refer to Managing Software with yum,
available at

Risk factor : High

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-3081
Bugtraq: 20101130 VMSA-2010-0017 VMware ESX third party update for Service Console kerne (Google Search)
Bugtraq: 20110211 VMSA-2011-0003 Third party component updates for VMware vCenter Server, vCenter Update Manager, ESXi and ESX (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2010:050 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2011:007 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2010:017 (Google Search)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-3301
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-3080
BugTraq ID: 43062
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2010:054 (Google Search)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-2960
BugTraq ID: 42932
XForce ISS Database: linux-kernel-keyctl-dos(61557)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-3079
BugTraq ID: 43684
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-3067
Bugtraq: 20111013 VMSA-2011-0012 VMware ESXi and ESX updates to third party libraries and ESX Service Console (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-2126 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2010:060 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2011:001 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2011:002 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2011:008 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: kernel-doiosubmit-dos(61884)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-2954
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2010:041 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: kernel-irdabind-dos(61522)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-2266
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-2066
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2010:033 (Google Search)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-2524
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2010:040 (Google Search)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-2478
BugTraq ID: 41223
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-2071
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-1437
BugTraq ID: 39719
Debian Security Information: DSA-2053 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2010:031 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: kernel-findkeyringbyname-dos(58254)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-1146
BugTraq ID: 39344
XForce ISS Database: kernel-reiserfs-privilege-escalation(57782)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-0623
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2010:018 (Google Search)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-4537
BugTraq ID: 37521
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2010:0095
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2010:023 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: kernel-r8169-dos(55647)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-4131
BugTraq ID: 37277
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2010:001 (Google Search)
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