Scientific Linux Security Update : augeas 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 vulnerability was discovered in augeas affecting the
handling of escaped strings. An attacker could send
crafted strings that would cause the application using
augeas to copy past the end of a buffer, leading to a
crash or possible code execution. (CVE-2017-7555)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?ad989b86

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 103409 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-7555

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