Fedora 18 : v8- (2012-20117)

High Nessus Plugin ID 63490


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Update to Fixes CVE-2012-5120 CVE-2012-5128 and gets d8 working properly again.

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 v8 package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 63490

File Name: fedora_2012-20117.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/01/14

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:v8, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:18

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/12/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5120, CVE-2012-5128

BID: 56413

FEDORA: 2012-20117