Scientific Linux Security Update : rest on SL7.x x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

It was found that the OAuth implementation in librest, a helper
library for RESTful services, incorrectly truncated the pointer
returned by the rest_proxy_call_get_url call. An attacker could use
this flaw to crash an application using the librest library.

After installing the update, all applications using librest must be
restarted for the update to take effect.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected rest, rest-debuginfo and / or rest-devel packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 87572 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-2675

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