Scientific Linux Security Update : libguestfs on SL6.x x86_64

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Security Fix(es) :

- An integer conversion flaw was found in the way OCaml's
String handled its length. Certain operations on an
excessively long String could trigger a buffer overflow
or result in an information leak. (CVE-2015-8869)

Note: The libguestfs packages in this advisory were rebuilt with a
fixed version of OCaml to address this issue.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?2f9f27d9

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99219 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-8869

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