Scientific Linux Security Update : kdelibs on SL7.x x86_64

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Security Fix(es) :

- A privilege escalation flaw was found in the way kdelibs
handled D-Bus messages. A local user could potentially
use this flaw to gain root privileges by spoofing a
callerID and leveraging a privileged helper application.
(CVE-2017-8422)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?30a2988b

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100349 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-8422

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