Fedora 24 : kernel (2017-6554692044)

high Nessus Plugin ID 100798
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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

The 4.11.4 update contains a number of important fixes across the tree

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This is a rebase to the 4.11 series of kernels. It includes all fixes

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Solution

Update the affected kernel package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2017-6554692044

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 100798

File Name: fedora_2017-6554692044.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/15/2017

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

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

CVSS v3.0

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:24

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

Patch Publication Date: 6/13/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/10/2017

Reference Information

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