Fedora 40 : kernel (2024-92664ae6fe)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 197577



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


The remote Fedora 40 host has a package installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the FEDORA-2024-92664ae6fe advisory.

The 6.8.10 stable kernel update contains a number of important fixes across the tree

Tenable has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory.

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update the affected kernel package.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 197577

File Name: fedora_2024-92664ae6fe.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/22/2024

Updated: 7/19/2024

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2024-21823


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:40, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/18/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/14/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2024-21823, CVE-2024-27398, CVE-2024-27399, CVE-2024-27400, CVE-2024-27401, CVE-2024-35947, CVE-2024-35949