Fedora 18 : kernel-3.8.3-201.fc18 (2013-3893)

High Nessus Plugin ID 65594


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


The stable 3.8.3 update contains a large number of important fixes across the kernel 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: High

ID: 65594

File Name: fedora_2013-3893.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/03/17

Updated: 2020/03/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/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: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/03/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0913, CVE-2013-0914

BID: 58426, 58427

FEDORA: 2013-3893