Fedora 21 : kernel-3.18.8-201.fc21 (2015-3011)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 81717

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Update to latest upstream stable release, Linux v3.18.8. Numerous bugfixes 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=1189864

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1192519

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1193907

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1196581

http://www.nessus.org/u?ae9118ff

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 81717

File Name: fedora_2015-3011.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/03/10

Updated: 2015/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND

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: 2015/03/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0275, CVE-2015-1421, CVE-2015-1593

BID: 72356, 72607

FEDORA: 2015-3011