Photon OS 2.0 : linux-esx / linux / patch / linux-aws / linux-secure (PhotonOS-PHSA-2018-2.0-0049)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 111304

Synopsis

The remote PhotonOS host is missing multiple security updates.

Description

An update of {'linux-esx', 'linux', 'patch', 'linux-aws', 'linux- secure'} 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

Update the affected Patch / Linux packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?073ebbf6

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 111304

File Name: PhotonOS_PHSA-2018-2_0-0049.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 2018/07/24

Modified: 2018/07/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-1000156

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:vmware:photonos:patch, 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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/05/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-3639, CVE-2018-1000156

BID: 104232