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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.69928
Category:Fedora Local Security Checks
Title:Fedora Core 15 FEDORA-2011-9130 (kernel)
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:
The remote host is missing an update to kernel
announced via advisory FEDORA-2011-9130.

Update Information:

Fixes some bugs that were caused by upstream stable kernel updates, including a longstanding bug causing oopses when removing USB storage devices and optical media.

Fixes stalls on machines with the latest Intel graphics hardware (Sandybridge.)

Also fixes some important security issues.

References:

[ 1 ] Bug #716805 - CVE-2011-2497 kernel: bluetooth: buffer overflow in l2cap config request
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=716805
[ 2 ] Bug #718152 - CVE-2011-2517 kernel: nl80211: missing check for valid SSID size in scan operations
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=718152
[ 3 ] Bug #710338 - kernel: ksm: race between ksmd and exiting task
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=710338

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 http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

http://www.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=FEDORA-2011-9130

Risk factor : Critical

CVSS Score:
8.3

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-2497
BugTraq ID: 48472
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/48472
http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=130891911909436&w=2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/06/24/9
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/06/27/3
http://www.osvdb.org/74679
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/8359
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-2517
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/07/01/4
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2011:1212
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-1212.html
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-2183
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/06/06/1
CopyrightCopyright (c) 2011 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com

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