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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 112099

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: Medium

ID: 112099

File Name: fedora_2018-79d7c3d2df.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/08/24

Modified: 2018/11/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3.0

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: 2018/08/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-15471