Fedora 23 : kernel-4.4.8-300.fc23 (2016-8a1f49149e)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 90769


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


The 4.4.8 update contains an number of important fixes across the 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: 90769

File Name: fedora_2016-8a1f49149e.nasl

Version: Revision: 2.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/04/28

Updated: 2016/10/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/04/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3955, CVE-2016-3961