This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
It was found that the '/var/lib/openhpi' directory provided by OpenHPI
used world-writeable and world-readable permissions. A local user
could use this flaw to view, modify, and delete OpenHPI-related data,
or even fill up the storage device hosting the /var/lib directory.
The openhpi packages have been upgraded to upstream version 3.4.0,
which provides a number of bug fixes and enhancements over the
This update also fixes the following bug :
- Network timeouts were handled incorrectly in the
openhpid daemon. As a consequence, network connections
could fail when external plug-ins were used. With this
update, handling of network socket timeouts has been
improved in openhpid, and the described problem no
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.7