Fedora 25 : kernel (2017-273b67d5ee)

high Nessus Plugin ID 100435

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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

The 4.10.17 stable kernel update contains a number of important fixes across the tree.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora update system website.
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://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2017-273b67d5ee

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 100435

File Name: fedora_2017-273b67d5ee.nasl

Version: 3.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/26/2017

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:25

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 5/25/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/10/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-8890, CVE-2017-9059, CVE-2017-9074, CVE-2017-9075, CVE-2017-9076, CVE-2017-9077