Scientific Linux Security Update : luci on SL6.x i386/x86_64

This script is Copyright (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A flaw was found in the way the luci service was initialized. If a
system administrator started the luci service from a directory that
was writable to by a local user, that user could use this flaw to
execute arbitrary code as the root or luci user. (CVE-2013-4482)

A flaw was found in the way luci generated its configuration file. The
file was created as world readable for a short period of time,
allowing a local user to gain access to the authentication secrets
stored in the configuration file. (CVE-2013-4481)

After installing this update, the luci service will be restarted
automatically.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?7e5ddc01

Solution :

Update the affected luci and / or luci-debuginfo packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71195 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4481
CVE-2013-4482