Fedora 33 : kernel / kernel-headers / kernel-tools (2020-98ccae320c)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 142919

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Synopsis

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

Description

The 5.9.8 stable kernel rebase contains a number of enhancements including new hardware support, additional features, and a number of important fixes across the tree.

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Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

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

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2020-98ccae320c

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 142919

File Name: fedora_2020-98ccae320c.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/17/2020

Updated: 12/9/2020

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 1.9

Temporal Score: 1.4

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.1

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel-headers, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel-tools, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:33

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/16/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/2/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-25656