Fedora 29 : kernel / kernel-headers / kernel-tools (2018-5453baa4af)

high Nessus Plugin ID 120430
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Synopsis

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

Description

The 4.18.10 update contains a number of important fixes across the tree

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The 4.18.7 update contains a number of fixes across the tree

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora update system website.
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Solution

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

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-5453baa4af

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 120430

File Name: fedora_2018-5453baa4af.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/3/2019

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.3

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/30/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/25/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-14633