Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : Linux kernel regressions (USN-3741-3)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 112017

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Ubuntu 14.04 LTS host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the USN-3741-3 advisory.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected kernel package.

See Also

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-3741-3

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 112017

File Name: ubuntu_USN-3741-3.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/20/2018

Updated: 1/9/2024

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-3.13.0-156-generic, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-3.13.0-156-generic-lpae, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-3.13.0-156-lowlatency, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-3.13.0-156-powerpc-e500, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-3.13.0-156-powerpc-e500mc, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-3.13.0-156-powerpc-smp, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-3.13.0-156-powerpc64-emb, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-3.13.0-156-powerpc64-smp, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:-:lts

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/17/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/6/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-3620, CVE-2018-3646, CVE-2018-5390, CVE-2018-5391

USN: 3741-3