Fedora 29 : kernel / kernel-headers (2019-a95015e60f)

high Nessus Plugin ID 126801
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VPR Score: 8.9

Synopsis

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

Description

Update to v5.1.18

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Update to v5.1.17

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora update system website.
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Solution

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

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2019-a95015e60f

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 126801

File Name: fedora_2019-a95015e60f.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/19/2019

Updated: 10/24/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 8.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/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:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel-headers, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:29

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: 7/19/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/17/2019

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Linux Polkit pkexec helper PTRACE_TRACEME local root exploit)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-13272