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
updates.

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.
(CVE-2015-2675)

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

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?5657efb7

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 87572 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-2675

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