Photon OS 1.0: Linux PHSA-2018-1.0-0098 (deprecated)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 111911

Synopsis

This plugin has been deprecated.

Description

An update of [linux] packages for PhotonOS has been released. This kernel update mitigates vulnerabilities [CVE-2017-5753](https://web.nv d.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2017-5753) and [CVE-2017-5715]( https://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2017-5715) which are referred to as the variants of Spectre vulnerability.

Solution

n/a.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?2cd6ea4d

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 111911

File Name: PhotonOS_PHSA-2018-1_0-0098.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 8/17/2018

Updated: 4/5/2019

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.4

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 Score Source: CVE-2017-5715

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: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: 1/11/2018

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2017-5753