Fedora 22 : kernel-4.2.3-200.fc22 (2015-c15f00eb95)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 89392

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

The 4.2.3 stable rebase contains a number of new features and important bug fixes across the tree and improved hardware support.
kernel-4.2.3-200.fc22 - Linux v4.2.3 - CVE-2015-5156 virtio-net: bug overflow with large fraglist (rhbz 1243852 1266515)

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=1243852

http://www.nessus.org/u?691e692b

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 89392

File Name: fedora_2015-c15f00eb95.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/03/04

Updated: 2016/03/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:22

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/10/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5156