Fedora 21 : kernel-3.17.3-300.fc21 (2014-15159)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 79319

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Latest upstream stable release, Linux v3.17.3. A wide variety of 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.

Solution

Update the affected kernel package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1161565

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1163087

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1163744

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1163762

http://www.nessus.org/u?3b5b6c61

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 79319

File Name: fedora_2014-15159.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/11/19

Updated: 2015/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:21

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/11/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-7825, CVE-2014-7826, CVE-2014-7841, CVE-2014-7842, CVE-2014-7843

BID: 70971, 70972, 71078, 71081, 71082

FEDORA: 2014-15159