Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL7.x x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 107210


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Security Fix(es) :

- Kernel: KVM: MMU potential stack buffer overrun during page walks (CVE-2017-12188, Important)

- Kernel: KVM: debug exception via syscall emulation (CVE-2017-7518, Moderate)


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 107210

File Name: sl_20180306_kernel_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/03/08

Updated: 2018/12/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/03/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-12188, CVE-2017-7518