Slackware 14.2 : Slackware 14.2 kernel (SSA:2019-238-01)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 128274

Synopsis

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description

New kernel packages are available for Slackware 14.2 to fix a security issue.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?4e711dc4

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 128274

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2019-238-01.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 8/27/2019

Updated: 12/31/2019

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-firmware, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-generic, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-generic-smp, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-headers, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-huge, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-huge-smp, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-modules, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-modules-smp, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-source, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/26/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/7/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-20961

SSA: 2019-238-01