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Category:Fedora Local Security Checks
Title:Fedora Core 15 FEDORA-2011-9130 (kernel)
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.


[ 1 ] Bug #716805 - CVE-2011-2497 kernel: bluetooth: buffer overflow in l2cap config request
[ 2 ] Bug #718152 - CVE-2011-2517 kernel: nl80211: missing check for valid SSID size in scan operations
[ 3 ] Bug #710338 - kernel: ksm: race between ksmd and exiting task

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 : Critical

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-2497
BugTraq ID: 48472
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-2517
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2011:1212
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-2183
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