Fedora 20 : kernel-3.13.5-202.fc20 (2014-3442)

high Nessus Plugin ID 72870
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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

This kernel update contains a number of CVE fixes, all users are encouraged to update.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected kernel package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1062368

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1070618

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1070705

http://www.nessus.org/u?f263b32d

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 72870

File Name: fedora_2014-3442.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/7/2014

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:20

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/5/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0049, CVE-2014-0100, CVE-2014-0101

BID: 65909, 65943

FEDORA: 2014-3442