Fedora 23 : kernel-4.2.3-300.fc23 (2015-43145298f4)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 89222

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

The 4.2.3 stable kernel update contains a number of important fixes across the tree. kernel-4.2.3-300.fc23 - Linux v4.2.3 - Netdev fix race in resq_queue_unlink

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=1209367

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1268270

http://www.nessus.org/u?79bd0684

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 89222

File Name: fedora_2015-43145298f4.nasl

Version: 2.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/4/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.9

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/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: 10/9/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2925, CVE-2015-7613