Fedora 18 : kernel-3.6.7-5.fc18 (2012-18740)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Fixes CVE-2012-4461 and adds support for two rebranded BCM20702A0
bluetooth adapters. Also adds 1/2 of the fix for bug 859485. Latest
upstream stable release v3.6.7. As usual, fixes across the tree. In
addition to the listed bugs, this also fixes :

- correct module signatures on PAE and -debug/PAEdebug
kernel flavours

- external module builds with module signing

- vanilla kernel builds

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=862900
http://www.nessus.org/u?9c5dfa74

Solution :

Update the affected kernel package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63055 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56414

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4461

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