RHEL 7 : pki-core (RHSA-2017:2335)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 102117
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn update for pki-core is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
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.
Red Hat Certificate System is an enterprise software system designed to manage enterprise public key infrastructure (PKI) deployments. PKI Core contains fundamental packages required by Red Hat Certificate System, which comprise the Certificate Authority (CA) subsystem.
Security Fix(es) :
* It was found that a mock CMC authentication plugin with a hard-coded secret was accidentally enabled by default in the pki-core package. An attacker could potentially use this flaw to bypass the regular authentication process and trick the CA server into issuing certificates. (CVE-2017-7537)
This issue was discovered by Christina Fu (Red Hat).
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.