Slackware 14.2 : Slackware 14.2 kernel (SSA:2018-208-01) (Spectre)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 111413

Synopsis

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description

New kernel packages are available for Slackware 14.2 to fix security issues.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?1a325f6e

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 111413

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2018-208-01.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 7/30/2018

Updated: 4/15/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

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:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-firmware, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-generic, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-generic-smp, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-headers, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-huge, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-huge-smp, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-modules, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-modules-smp, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-source, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/27/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/22/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-3639

SSA: 2018-208-01