Slackware 14.1 : kernel (SSA:2014-050-03)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 72591

Synopsis

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description

New kernel packages are available for Slackware 14.1 (64-bit) to fix a security issue.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?c340554e

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 72591

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2014-050-03.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Published: 2014/02/20

Updated: 2018/06/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-generic, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-headers, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-huge, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-modules, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-source, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/02/20

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Core Impact

Metasploit (Linux Kernel recvmmsg Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0038

BID: 65255

SSA: 2014-050-03