Fedora 29 : kernel / kernel-headers / kernel-tools (2018-5904d0794d)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 120445

Synopsis

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

Description

This stable update contains important fixes across the tree including an important fix for a bug that causes filesystem corruption in some cases.

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, kernel-headers and / or kernel-tools packages.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-5904d0794d

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 120445

File Name: fedora_2018-5904d0794d.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/01/03

Updated: 2019/03/19

Dependencies: 122878, 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/12/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/11/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-19406, CVE-2018-19824