Fedora 29 : 2:microcode_ctl / kernel / kernel-headers / kernel-tools (2019-7a3fc17778)

high Nessus Plugin ID 130989
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Synopsis

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

Description

The 5.3.11 stable kernel update contains a number of important security updates across the tree, including mitigations for the most recent hardware issues disclosed on Nov 12.

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The 5.3.9 update contains a number of important fixes across the tree

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Update to upstream 2.1-22. 20190618

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Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2019-7a3fc17778

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 130989

File Name: fedora_2019-7a3fc17778.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/14/2019

Updated: 12/12/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.1

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:2:microcode_ctl, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel-headers, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel-tools, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:29

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/13/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/14/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12207, CVE-2019-0117, CVE-2019-0154, CVE-2019-0155, CVE-2019-11135, CVE-2019-11139