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Category:Fedora Local Security Checks
Title:Fedora Core 14 FEDORA-2010-16826 (kernel)
The remote host is missing an update to kernel
announced via advisory FEDORA-2010-16826.

Update Information:

Fix several important security issues.

Also fixes suspend on some systems with TPM chips, enables additional Ricoh SDHC adapters, and fixes a problem with the error message printed when an Intel IOMMU gets disabled.


[ 1 ] Bug #637688 - CVE-2010-2962 kernel: arbitrary kernel memory write via i915 GEM ioctl
[ 2 ] Bug #642465 - CVE-2010-2963 kernel: v4l: VIDIOCSMICROCODE arbitrary write
[ 3 ] Bug #639879 - CVE-2010-3698 kvm: invalid selector in fs/gs causes kernel panic
[ 4 ] Bug #642896 - CVE-2010-3904 RDS sockets local privilege escalation

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-2010-2962
BugTraq ID: 44067
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2010:050 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2010:051 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2011:007 (Google Search)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-3698
BugTraq ID: 44500
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-2963
BugTraq ID: 44242
Debian Security Information: DSA-2126 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2010:053 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2010:057 (Google Search)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-3904
Bugtraq: 20111013 VMSA-2011-0012 VMware ESXi and ESX updates to third party libraries and ESX Service Console (Google Search)
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#362983
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