Fedora 18 : dracut-024-5.git20121019.fc18 (2012-16448)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

- fixed ifup exit code

- fixed default 'rd.auto' parameter setting

- only 'warn' not 'error', if we don't strip the
initramfs

- do not overwrite ifcfg from anaconda

- ssh-client module fixes

- strip binaries in the initramfs by default now

- fixes for systemd and crypto

- new dracut kernel command line options 'rd.auto'

- new dracut kernel command line options
'rd.noverifyssl'

- new dracut option '--kernel-cmdline' and
'kernel_cmdline' option for default parameters

- fix for kexec in shutdown, if not included in
initramfs

- no more iscsi_wait_scan

- curl: give info what URL failed, support https

- use findmnt

- systemd: wait for crypto target

- only install crypttab in host-only mode

- add udev groups

- fixed busybox install

- fixed rd.luks.allow-discards manpage and handling

- force install dm_mod

- do not create the initramfs world reabable

- add nameserver even for dhcp

- fallback to reboot if shutdown was called without a
parameter

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=859448
http://www.nessus.org/u?8a8d407c

Solution :

Update the affected dracut package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62698 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55713

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4453

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