Fedora 18 : kernel-3.6.9-4.fc18 (2012-19804)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Update to latest stable upstream release, Linux v3.6.9. Various
bugfixes across the tree.

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=868285
http://www.nessus.org/u?bf997fd3

Solution :

Update the affected kernel 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 : 1.6
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63181 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55878

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4530

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