Photon OS 1.0 : linux / linux-esx (PhotonOS-PHSA-2018-1.0-0151) (Spectre) (deprecated)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 111277
New! Vulnerability Priority Rating (VPR)

Tenable calculates a dynamic VPR for every vulnerability. VPR combines vulnerability information with threat intelligence and machine learning algorithms to predict which vulnerabilities are most likely to be exploited in attacks. Read more about what VPR is and how it is different from CVSS.

VPR Score: 5.1

Synopsis

This plugin has been deprecated.

Description

An update of {'linux', 'linux-esx'} packages of Photon OS has been released. This kernel update mitigates vulnerability CVE-2018-3639 which is referred to as Speculative Store Bypass issue

Solution

n/a.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?8e002ec9

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 111277

File Name: PhotonOS_PHSA-2018-1_0-0151.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 7/24/2018

Updated: 4/5/2019

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.1

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-3639

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:vmware:photonos:linux, cpe:/o:vmware:photonos:1.0

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/22/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-3639

BID: 104232