Fedora 23 : kernel-4.2.1-300.fc23 (2015-16417)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 86113
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VPR Score: 3.4

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

The 4.2.1 stable update contains a number of bug fixes across the tree. kernel-4.2.1-300.fc23 - Linux v4.2.1

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Solution

Update the affected kernel package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1263139

http://www.nessus.org/u?88148c34

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 86113

File Name: fedora_2015-16417.nasl

Version: 2.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/24/2015

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:23

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

Patch Publication Date: 9/24/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-6937

FEDORA: 2015-16417