Slackware 14.0 / 14.1 / 14.2 / current : kernel (SSA:2016-305-01) (Dirty COW)

High Nessus Plugin ID 94438

Synopsis

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description

New kernel packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, and
-current to fix a security issue.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?8222f38f

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 94438

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2016-305-01.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Published: 2016/11/01

Updated: 2019/04/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7.5

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:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-generic, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-generic-smp, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-headers, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-huge, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-huge-smp, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-modules, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-modules-smp, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:kernel-source, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.1, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/10/31

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5195

SSA: 2016-305-01

IAVA: 2016-A-0306