Fedora 31 : kernel / kernel-tools (2019-6a67ff8793)

High Nessus Plugin ID 130237

Synopsis

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

Description

The 5.3.7 update contains a number of important fixes across the tree.
The update also includes a fix for the [CVE-2019-17666](https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-17666 ) security vulnerability regarding a buffer overflow in a Realtek wireless driver.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora update system website.
Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

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

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-17666

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2019-6a67ff8793

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 130237

File Name: fedora_2019-6a67ff8793.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/10/25

Updated: 2019/12/18

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 8.3

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel-tools, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:31

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/10/24

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/10/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-17666