Fedora 25 : kernel (2017-7a3ddf2484)

High Nessus Plugin ID 103664


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


The 4.12.14 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.


Update the affected kernel package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 103664

File Name: fedora_2017-7a3ddf2484.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/10/05

Modified: 2018/02/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

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


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: 2017/10/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-14497