Fedora 27 : kernel (2018-93c2e74446) (Spectre)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 110170

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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

The v4.16.11 kernel includes important fixes across the tree

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The v4.16.10 update contains important fixes across the tree

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-2018-93c2e74446

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 110170

File Name: fedora_2018-93c2e74446.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/29/2018

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 3.8

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/25/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/22/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1120, CVE-2018-3639

FEDORA: 2018-93c2e74446

IAVA: 2018-A-0174