Fedora 20 : kernel-3.19.8-100.fc20 (2015-8518)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 83839

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

The 3.19.8 update contains a number of important fixes across the tree The 3.19.7 update contains a number of important updates across the tree The 3.19.6 stable updates contains a number of 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=1214030

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1218074

http://www.nessus.org/u?be5e9934

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 83839

File Name: fedora_2015-8518.nasl

Version: Revision: 2.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/05/27

Updated: 2015/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/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: 2015/05/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3339, CVE-2015-3636

FEDORA: 2015-8518