Fedora 27 : kernel / kernel-headers (2018-79d7c3d2df)

high Nessus Plugin ID 112099

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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The 4.17.17 stable kernel update contains a number of important fixes across the tree.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora update system website.
Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected kernel and / or kernel-headers packages.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-79d7c3d2df

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 112099

File Name: fedora_2018-79d7c3d2df.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/24/2018

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel-headers, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:27

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 8/24/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/17/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-15471