Ubuntu 18.04 LTS : Linux kernel regression (USN-3871-2)

high Nessus Plugin ID 121592

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Ubuntu 18.04 LTS host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the USN-3871-2 advisory.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected kernel package.

See Also

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-3871-2

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 121592

File Name: ubuntu_USN-3871-2.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/5/2019

Updated: 1/9/2024

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.1

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-4.15.0-45-generic, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-4.15.0-45-generic-lpae, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-4.15.0-45-lowlatency, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-4.15.0-45-snapdragon, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:-:lts

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/31/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/18/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-10876, CVE-2018-10877, CVE-2018-10878, CVE-2018-10879, CVE-2018-10880, CVE-2018-10882, CVE-2018-10883, CVE-2018-14625, CVE-2018-16882, CVE-2018-17972, CVE-2018-18281, CVE-2018-19407, CVE-2018-9516

USN: 3871-2