Scientific Linux Security Update : pki-core on SL7.x x86_64

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Security Fix(es) :

- It was found that a mock CMC authentication plugin with
a hard-coded secret was accidentally enabled by default
in the pki-core package. An attacker could potentially
use this flaw to bypass the regular authentication
process and trick the CA server into issuing
certificates. (CVE-2017-7537)

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :


Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102652 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-7537

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