Scientific Linux Security Update : pki-core on SL7.x x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 102652


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


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)


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 102652

File Name: sl_20170801_pki_core_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/08/22

Modified: 2017/08/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/08/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7537