Oracle Linux 7 : kernel (ELSA-2018-1852)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 110582
SynopsisThe remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionFrom Red Hat Security Advisory 2018:1852 :
An update for kernel is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux
Security Fix(es) :
* Kernel: FPU state information leakage via lazy FPU restore
For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a
CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s)
listed in the References section.
Red Hat would like to thank Julian Stecklina (Amazon.de), Thomas
Prescher (cyberus-technology.de), and Zdenek Sojka (sysgo.com) for
reporting this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected kernel packages.