Fedora 29 : kernel / kernel-headers (2018-272cf2f9f4)

High Nessus Plugin ID 120303

Synopsis

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

Description

The 4.18.9 stable update contains a number of important fixes across the tree.

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The 4.18.8 update contains a number of important fixes across the tree

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Solution

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

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-272cf2f9f4

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 120303

File Name: fedora_2018-272cf2f9f4.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/01/03

Updated: 2019/09/25

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel-headers, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:29

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/09/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/09/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-17182