Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : Linux kernel (Utopic HWE) regression (USN-2447-2)

high Nessus Plugin ID 80167


The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security update.


The remote Ubuntu 14.04 LTS host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the USN-2447-2 advisory.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update the affected kernel package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 80167

File Name: ubuntu_USN-2447-2.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/22/2014

Updated: 1/9/2024

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-3.16.0-28-generic, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-3.16.0-28-generic-lpae, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-3.16.0-28-lowlatency, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-3.16.0-28-powerpc-e500mc, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-3.16.0-28-powerpc-smp, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-3.16.0-28-powerpc64-emb, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-3.16.0-28-powerpc64-smp, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:-:lts

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/19/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/13/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3673, CVE-2014-3687, CVE-2014-3688, CVE-2014-7825, CVE-2014-7826, CVE-2014-7970, CVE-2014-8086, CVE-2014-8134, CVE-2014-8369, CVE-2014-9090

BID: 70319, 70376, 70749, 70766, 70768, 70883, 70971, 70972, 71250, 71650

USN: 2447-2