Slackware 14.0 / 14.2 / current : kernel (SSA:2018-016-01) (Meltdown) (Spectre)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 106051

Synopsis

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description

New kernel packages are available for Slackware 14.0 and 14.2 to fix security issues.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?1935a7d1

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 106051

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2018-016-01.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Published: 2018/01/16

Updated: 2019/04/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.7

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 5.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-firmware, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-generic, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-generic-smp, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-headers, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-huge, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-huge-smp, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-modules, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-modules-smp, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-source, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/01/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2017-5754

SSA: 2018-016-01

IAVA: 2018-A-0019, 2018-A-0020