Fedora 18 : kernel-3.6.5-2.fc18 (2012-17413)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Linux v3.6.5, latest upstream stable release with fixes across the
tree.

Fixes CVE-2012-4565 and CVE-2012-4508. Updates kernel module signing
to match the upstream kernel, and updates the UEFI secure boot patch
set.

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=869904
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=871848
http://www.nessus.org/u?8f2224f6

Solution :

Update the affected kernel package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.7
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62851 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56238
56346

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4508
CVE-2012-4565

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