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

Low Nessus Plugin ID 80976

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

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.

Solution

Update the affected kernel package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1181054

http://www.nessus.org/u?cff980bd

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 80976

File Name: fedora_2015-0937.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/01/26

Updated: 2018/12/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/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: 2015/01/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9585

BID: 71990

FEDORA: 2015-0937