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

Low Nessus Plugin ID 63181


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


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.


Update the affected kernel package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 63181

File Name: fedora_2012-19804.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/12/07

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#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: 2012/12/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4530

BID: 55878

FEDORA: 2012-19804