Fedora 20 : kernel-3.18.5-101.fc20 (2015-1672)

high Nessus Plugin ID 81219
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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

This update should fix the adjtimex issues seen on 32bit systems with 3.18.5-100 The 3.18.5 stable update contains a number of important fixes across the tree. The 3.18.4 stable update contains a number new features and drivers as well as several 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=1183744

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1186448

http://www.nessus.org/u?158a57c5

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 81219

File Name: fedora_2015-1672.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/9/2015

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:20

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

Patch Publication Date: 2/4/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0239, CVE-2015-1465

FEDORA: 2015-1672