Fedora 20 : kernel-3.15.6-200.fc20 (2014-8519)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 76613


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Update to latest upstream stable release, Linux v3.15.6. Fixes across the tree.

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.


Update the affected kernel package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 76613

File Name: fedora_2014-8519.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/07/21

Updated: 2015/11/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

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

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/07/19

Exploitable With


Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-4943

FEDORA: 2014-8519