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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 89459

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: Revision: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/03/04

Updated: 2016/10/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.9

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

CVSS v3.0

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: 2015/11/20

Reference Information

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