Photon OS 1.0: Linux PHSA-2017-0029

high Nessus Plugin ID 121724

Synopsis

The remote PhotonOS host is missing multiple security updates.

Description

An update of the linux package has been released.

Solution

Update the affected Linux packages.

See Also

https://github.com/vmware/photon/wiki/Security-Updates-62.md

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 121724

File Name: PhotonOS_PHSA-2017-0029_linux.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Published: 2/7/2019

Updated: 5/24/2022

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 6

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-7533

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:vmware:photonos:linux, cpe:/o:vmware:photonos:1.0

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/16/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/16/2017

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Linux Kernel UDP Fragmentation Offset (UFO) Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7533, CVE-2017-7542, CVE-2017-10911, CVE-2017-1000112