Fedora 33 : kernel / kernel-headers (2021-3465ada1ca)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 144966

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Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Fedora 33 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the FEDORA-2021-3465ada1ca advisory.

- mwifiex_cmd_802_11_ad_hoc_start in drivers/net/wireless/marvell/mwifiex/join.c in the Linux kernel through 5.10.4 might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long SSID value, aka CID-5c455c5ab332.
(CVE-2020-36158)

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 and / or kernel-headers packages.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2021-3465ada1ca

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 144966

File Name: fedora_2021-3465ada1ca.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/14/2021

Updated: 4/12/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-36158

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

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: Medium

Base Score: 6.7

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/12/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/5/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-36158