Fedora 23 : kernel-4.4.2-301.fc23 (2016-7e12ae5359)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 89570


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This is an incremental update over 4.4.2-300 which contains two fixes fix for AMD IOMMU warnings use after free in USB ---- The 4.4.2 update contains a number of important updates across the kernel tree.

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.


Update the affected kernel package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 89570

File Name: fedora_2016-7e12ae5359.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/03/04

Updated: 2020/06/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:O/RC: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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/02/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8812, CVE-2016-0617, CVE-2016-2383, CVE-2016-2384