Fedora 25 : kernel (2017-08a350c878)

High Nessus Plugin ID 104589

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

The 4.13.12 update contains a number of important fixes across the tree.

It contains security fixes for CVE-2017-16532 and CVE-2017-16538.

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-2017-08a350c878

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 104589

File Name: fedora_2017-08a350c878.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/11/16

Updated: 2019/09/24

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.6

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:P/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: 2017/11/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/11/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-16525, CVE-2017-16532, CVE-2017-16538