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

high Nessus Plugin ID 122769

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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.

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Solution

Update the affected kernel and / or kernel-headers packages.

See Also

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

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 122769

File Name: fedora_2019-196ab64d65.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/12/2019

Updated: 2/5/2020

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-9162

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.8

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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: 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: 3/11/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/21/2019

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