Fedora 25 : kernel (2016-29cde72f15)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 94993
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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

The 4.8.8 stable update contains a number of important fixes across the tree.

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Solution

Update the affected kernel package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2016-29cde72f15

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 94993

File Name: fedora_2016-29cde72f15.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/21/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:kernel, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:25

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 11/19/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/28/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-8645