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

low Nessus Plugin ID 63181

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.

Solution

Update the affected kernel package.

See Also

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

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 63181

File Name: fedora_2012-19804.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/7/2012

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:18

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: 12/5/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4530

BID: 55878

FEDORA: 2012-19804