Fedora 18 : kernel-3.9.9-201.fc18 (2013-12530)

High Nessus Plugin ID 67343

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Update to latest upstream stable release, Linux v3.9.9. This also includes fixes for issues running VM guests some people were seeing.
Update to latest stable upstream release, Linux v3.9.8

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=977356

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=980995

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=981552

http://www.nessus.org/u?43b25d04

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 67343

File Name: fedora_2013-12530.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/07/12

Updated: 2015/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/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: 2013/07/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1059, CVE-2013-2232, CVE-2013-2234

BID: 60874, 60893, 60922

FEDORA: 2013-12530