Fedora 16 : dracut-018-60.git20120927.fc16 (2012-14959)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 62526


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.



- run dracut-shutdown.service before shutdown.target Resolves: rhbz#840120

- do not create the initramfs world readable Resolves:

- mdraid: do the dracut shutdown, if a md raid is found

- mdraid: handle nested md raids

- mdraid: wait until devices are clean on shutdown Resolves: rhbz#732297 rhbz#840562

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.


Update the affected dracut package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 62526

File Name: fedora_2012-14959.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/10/15

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:dracut, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:16

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/09/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4453

BID: 55713

FEDORA: 2012-14959