Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS : Linux kernel regression (USN-4115-2)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 128680

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the USN-4115-2 advisory.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected kernel package.

See Also

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4115-2

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 128680

File Name: ubuntu_USN-4115-2.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/11/2019

Updated: 1/9/2024

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-4.15.0-1023-oracle, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-4.15.0-1042-gcp, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-4.15.0-1042-gke, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-4.15.0-1044-kvm, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-4.15.0-1045-raspi2, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-4.15.0-1048-aws, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-4.15.0-1057-azure, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-4.15.0-62-generic, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-4.15.0-62-generic-lpae, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-4.15.0-62-lowlatency, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:-:lts

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/11/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/3/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-19985, CVE-2018-20784, CVE-2019-0136, CVE-2019-10207, CVE-2019-10638, CVE-2019-10639, CVE-2019-11487, CVE-2019-11599, CVE-2019-11810, CVE-2019-13631, CVE-2019-13648, CVE-2019-14283, CVE-2019-14284, CVE-2019-14763, CVE-2019-15090, CVE-2019-15211, CVE-2019-15212, CVE-2019-15214, CVE-2019-15215, CVE-2019-15216, CVE-2019-15218, CVE-2019-15220, CVE-2019-15221, CVE-2019-15292, CVE-2019-3701, CVE-2019-3819, CVE-2019-3900, CVE-2019-9506

USN: 4115-2