Fedora 27 : kernel (2018-22d5fa8a90)

High Nessus Plugin ID 106024

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

The 4.14.11 stable kernel update contains a number of important fixes across the tree. This also includes the KPTI patches to mitigate the Meltdown vulnerability for x86 architectures.

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Solution

Update the affected kernel package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-22d5fa8a90

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 106024

File Name: fedora_2018-22d5fa8a90.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/01/15

Updated: 2020/06/04

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: 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:27

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/01/04

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/12/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-17852, CVE-2017-17853, CVE-2017-17854, CVE-2017-17855, CVE-2017-17856, CVE-2017-17857, CVE-2017-17862, CVE-2017-17863, CVE-2017-17864