Fedora 27 : kernel / kernel-tools (2018-b997780dca)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 110789

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The 4.17.2 kernel rebase contains new drivers, new features, and a number of important fixes across the tree.

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The v4.16.17 update includes important fixes across the tree

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Solution

Update the affected kernel and / or kernel-tools packages.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-b997780dca

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 110789

File Name: fedora_2018-b997780dca.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/06/29

Modified: 2018/09/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.4

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 4.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel-tools, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:27

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/06/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12904