Photon OS 3.0: Linux PHSA-2019-3.0-0026

High Nessus Plugin ID 128732


The remote PhotonOS host is missing multiple security updates.


An update of the linux package has been released.


Update the affected Linux packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 128732

File Name: PhotonOS_PHSA-2019-3_0-0026_linux.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 2019/09/12

Updated: 2019/10/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-15926

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.4

Temporal Score: 8.2

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.1

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:vmware:photonos:linux, cpe:/o:vmware:photonos:3.0

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/08/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/07/05

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Linux Polkit pkexec helper PTRACE_TRACEME local root exploit)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-10638, CVE-2019-13272, CVE-2019-14283, CVE-2019-14284, CVE-2019-15090, CVE-2019-15807, CVE-2019-15925, CVE-2019-15926