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Category:Fedora Local Security Checks
Title:Fedora Core 14 FEDORA-2010-18493 (kernel)
The remote host is missing an update to kernel
announced via advisory FEDORA-2010-18493.

Update Information:

Various bug fixes and the stable release.


[ 1 ] Bug #648660 - CVE-2010-4075 kernel: drivers/serial/serial_core.c: reading uninitialized stack memory
[ 2 ] Bug #648663 - CVE-2010-4077 kernel: drivers/char/nozomi.c: reading uninitialized stack memory
[ 3 ] Bug #648658 - CVE-2010-4073 kernel: ipc/compat*.c: reading uninitialized stack memory
[ 4 ] Bug #648656 - CVE-2010-4072 kernel: ipc/shm.c: reading uninitialized stack memory
[ 5 ] Bug #651264 - CVE-2010-3880 kernel: logic error in INET_DIAG bytecode auditing
[ 6 ] Bug #656264 - CVE-2010-4248 kernel: posix-cpu-timers: workaround to suppress the problems with mt exec

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-2010-4073
BugTraq ID: 45073
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:2011:004 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2011:007 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2011:008 (Google Search)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-4072
BugTraq ID: 45054
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-3880
BugTraq ID: 44665
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)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-3698
BugTraq ID: 44500
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-2963
BugTraq ID: 44242
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
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#362983
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-4075
BugTraq ID: 43806
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-4077
BugTraq ID: 45059;a=commit;h=d281da7ff6f70efca0553c288bb883e8605b3862
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-4248
BugTraq ID: 45028
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