Fedora 26 : kernel (2018-8dc60a4feb)

High Nessus Plugin ID 106280

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

The 4.14.14 stable update contains a number of important fixes across the tree. This update also includes some PPC mitigations, and has been built with a retpoline capable compiler for improved Spectre mitigation on x86_64.

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-2018-8dc60a4feb

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 106280

File Name: fedora_2018-8dc60a4feb.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/01/24

Updated: 2020/01/23

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: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: 2018/01/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/01/11

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Reliable Datagram Sockets (RDS) rds_atomic_free_op NULL pointer dereference Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5332, CVE-2018-5333, CVE-2018-5344