Fedora 21 : kernel-3.17.7-300.fc21 (2014-17293)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 80146

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

The 3.17.7 stable update contains a number of important 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=1159313

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1172765

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1172797

http://www.nessus.org/u?aadaa39c

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 80146

File Name: fedora_2014-17293.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/12/22

Updated: 2015/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/12/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8133, CVE-2014-8134, CVE-2014-8559

FEDORA: 2014-17293