Fedora 23 : kernel-4.4.7-300.fc23 (2016-8e858f96b8)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 90656

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

The 4.4.7 update contains a number of important fixes 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=1323577

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1324749

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1324782

http://www.nessus.org/u?736f4da1

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 90656

File Name: fedora_2016-8e858f96b8.nasl

Version: 2.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/04/22

Updated: 2019/04/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 3.8

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/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: 2016/04/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8839, CVE-2016-3672, CVE-2016-3951