Fedora 26 : kernel (2017-9ea11e444d) (Dirty COW)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 105013

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Contains several backported bugfixes, including the fix for CVE-2017-1000405

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-2017-9ea11e444d

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 105013

File Name: fedora_2017-9ea11e444d.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/12/05

Updated: 2019/09/24

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:26

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: 2017/12/04

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/11/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1000405