Fedora 18 : kernel-3.7.6-201.fc18 (2013-1961)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 64515


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Update to the latest stable upstream kernel release, v3.7.6. Fixes across the tree.

Adds support for the Cypress PS/2 trackpad

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: Medium

ID: 64515

File Name: fedora_2013-1961.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/10/2013

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.2

Temporal Score: 4.9

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

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

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: 2/5/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0268

BID: 57838

FEDORA: 2013-1961