Fedora 17 : kernel-3.6.8-2.fc17 (2012-19337)

low Nessus Plugin ID 63133
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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Update to Linux v3.6.8 with various fixes across the tree. The linux 3.6.7 stable update contains a number of important bug fixes.

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.

Solution

Update the affected kernel package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=868285

http://www.nessus.org/u?29eecb8e

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 63133

File Name: fedora_2012-19337.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/3/2012

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:17

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

Patch Publication Date: 11/29/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4530

FEDORA: 2012-19337