Photon OS 2.0 : linux (PhotonOS-PHSA-2018-2.0-0010) (Meltdown) (deprecated)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 111280
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Synopsis

This plugin has been deprecated.

Description

An update of [linux] packages for PhotonOS has been released. This kernel update fixes vulnerability CVE-2017-5754 which is commonly known as Meltdown vulnerability.

Solution

n/a.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?4ae01943

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 111280

File Name: PhotonOS_PHSA-2018-2_0-0010.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 7/24/2018

Updated: 4/5/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-5754

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.3

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.7

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 5.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:vmware:photonos:linux, cpe:/o:vmware:photonos:2.0

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: 1/6/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5754

BID: 102378