Fedora 26 : kernel (2018-6367a17aa3) (Spectre)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 110209
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VPR Score: 5.1

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 v4.16.9 stable update contains critical fixes across the tree

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Solution

Update the affected kernel package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-6367a17aa3

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 110209

File Name: fedora_2018-6367a17aa3.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/30/2018

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: 122878, 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.1

CVSS v2.0

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 v3.0

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: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: 5/29/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/22/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-3639