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: 2018/08/17

Updated: 2019/04/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-5715

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.7

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

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: CVSS:3.0/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: 2018/01/11

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Reference Information

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