Fedora 21 : kernel-4.1.13-100.fc21 (2015-f2c534bc12)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 89459
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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

kernel-4.1.13-100.fc21 - Linux v4.1.13 - CVE-2015-8104 kvm: DoS infinite loop in microcode DB exception (rhbz 1278496 1279691) - CVE-2015-5307 kvm: DoS infinite loop in microcode AC exception (rhbz 1277172 1279688)

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=1271134

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1276437

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1277172

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1278496

http://www.nessus.org/u?8e3663e6

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 89459

File Name: fedora_2015-f2c534bc12.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/4/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.9

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:H

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

Patch Publication Date: 11/20/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5307, CVE-2015-7799, CVE-2015-7990, CVE-2015-8104