Fedora 21 : kernel-3.18.3-201.fc21 (2015-0937)

low Nessus Plugin ID 80976


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


The 3.18.3 update contains a number of important fixes across the tree. The 201 build should also fix most of the i915 issues seen in testing on 3.18.2-200 The 3.18.2 kernel rebase contains several new features as well as several 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: Low

ID: 80976

File Name: fedora_2015-0937.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/26/2015

Updated: 1/11/2021

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.2


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

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

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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/20/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9585

BID: 71990

FEDORA: 2015-0937