Slackware 14.2 : Slackware 14.2 kernel (SSA:2018-240-01) (Foreshadow)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 112180
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Synopsis

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description

New kernel packages are available for Slackware 14.2 to mitigate security issues.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?b5e7f267

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 112180

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2018-240-01.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 8/29/2018

Updated: 9/4/2018

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.4

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-firmware, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-generic, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-generic-smp, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-headers, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-huge, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-huge-smp, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-modules, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-modules-smp, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-source, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Patch Publication Date: 8/28/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-3546, CVE-2018-3615, CVE-2018-3620

SSA: 2018-240-01