Fedora 18 : kernel-3.8.2-206.fc18 (2013-3630)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 65183


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This 3.8.2 update fixes contains a wide variety of important fixes including an issue that many users have seen with backlight during resume.

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: 65183

File Name: fedora_2013-3630.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/03/11

Modified: 2016/05/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/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: 2013/03/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1792, CVE-2013-1828, CVE-2013-2546, CVE-2013-2547, CVE-2013-2548

BID: 58368, 58382, 58389

FEDORA: 2013-3630