EulerOS Virtualization 2.5.2 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2018-1372)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 119063
SynopsisThe remote EulerOS Virtualization host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAccording to the version of the kernel packages installed, the EulerOS Virtualization installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :
- It was found that paravirt_patch_call/jump() functions in the arch/x86/kernel/paravirt.c in the Linux kernel mishandles certain indirect calls, which makes it easier for attackers to conduct Spectre-v2 attacks against paravirtualized guests.(CVE-2018-15594)
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected kernel package.