Fedora 28 : kernel / kernel-headers (2019-196ab64d65)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 122769

Synopsis

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

Description

The 4.20.14 stable kernel update contains a number of important fixes across the tree.

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The 4.20.13 stable kernel update contains a number of important fixes across the tree.

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The 4.20.12 stable kernel update contains a number of important fixes across the tree.

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 and / or kernel-headers packages.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2019-196ab64d65

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 122769

File Name: fedora_2019-196ab64d65.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/03/12

Updated: 2020/02/05

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-9162

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel-headers, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:28

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/03/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/02/21

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Reliable Datagram Sockets (RDS) rds_atomic_free_op NULL pointer dereference Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-8980, CVE-2019-9162, CVE-2019-9213