Photon OS 2.0 : linux-aws / linux-esx / linux-secure / linux (PhotonOS-PHSA-2018-2.0-0037-(a))

High Nessus Plugin ID 111296

Synopsis

The remote PhotonOS host is missing multiple security updates.

Description

An update of {'linux-aws','linux-esx', 'linux-secure', 'linux'} packages of Photon OS has been released.

Solution

Update the affected Linux packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?5506e403

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 111296

File Name: PhotonOS_PHSA-2018-2_0-0037-a.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 2018/07/24

Modified: 2018/09/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-18218

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

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: 2018/04/23

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Microsoft Windows POP/MOV SS Local Privilege Elevation Vulnerability)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-18218, CVE-2018-8822, CVE-2018-8897

BID: 103277, 103476, 104071