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

critical Nessus Plugin ID 89570
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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

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.

Solution

Update the affected kernel package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1303532

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1305803

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1308444

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1308452

http://www.nessus.org/u?61322666

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 89570

File Name: fedora_2016-7e12ae5359.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/4/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

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: 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: 2/28/2016

Reference Information

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