Fedora 25 : kernel (2017-73f71456d7)

high Nessus Plugin ID 102718

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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

The 4.12.8 stable kernel update contains a number of important fixes across the tree.

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The 4.12.5 kernel rebase contains new features and many bug 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-2017-73f71456d7

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 102718

File Name: fedora_2017-73f71456d7.nasl

Version: 3.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/24/2017

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6

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

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.2

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

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:O/RC:C

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/22/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/5/2017

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Linux Kernel UDP Fragmentation Offset (UFO) Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1000111, CVE-2017-1000112, CVE-2017-12134, CVE-2017-7533