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

medium Nessus Plugin ID 65183
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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

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.

Solution

Update the affected kernel package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=916646

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=918512

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=919315

http://www.nessus.org/u?4450b2f6

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 65183

File Name: fedora_2013-3630.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/11/2013

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.4

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

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: 3/10/2013

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