Fedora 28 : kernel (2018-537c8312fc)

High Nessus Plugin ID 120428

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

The v4.16.12 update contains 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 package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-537c8312fc

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 120428

File Name: fedora_2018-537c8312fc.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/01/03

Updated: 2020/03/12

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.6

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:28

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/05/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/07/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-10840