Oracle Linux 7 : firewalld (ELSA-2016-2597)

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Synopsis :

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2016:2597 :

An update for firewalld is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

firewalld is a firewall service daemon that provides a dynamic
customizable firewall with a D-Bus interface.

The following packages have been upgraded to a newer upstream version:
firewalld ( (BZ#1302802)

Security Fix(es) :

* A flaw was found in the way firewalld allowed certain firewall
configurations to be modified by unauthenticated users. Any locally
logged in user could use this flaw to tamper or change firewall
settings. (CVE-2016-5410)

Additional Changes :

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 7.3 Release Notes linked from the References section.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected firewalld packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.6
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 94716 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-5410

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