This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
An update for policycoreutils is now available for Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 7.2 Extended Update Support.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Important. 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.
The policycoreutils packages contain the core policy utilities
required to manage a SELinux environment.
Security Fix(es) :
* It was found that the sandbox tool provided in policycoreutils was
vulnerable to a TIOCSTI ioctl attack. A specially crafted program
executed via the sandbox command could use this flaw to execute
arbitrary commands in the context of the parent shell, escaping the
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
Public Exploit Available : false