Photon OS 1.0: Linux PHSA-2018-1.0-0097

medium Nessus Plugin ID 121797
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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-1.0-97.md

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 121797

File Name: PhotonOS_PHSA-2018-1_0-0097_linux.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 2/7/2019

Updated: 4/2/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-5754

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.3

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.7

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 5.4

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

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: 1/6/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/6/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5754