Scientific Linux Security Update : apr on SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64

Low Nessus Plugin ID 104866


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


Security Fix(es) :

- An out-of-bounds array dereference was found in apr_time_exp_get(). An attacker could abuse an unvalidated usage of this function to cause a denial of service or potentially lead to data leak.


Update the affected apr, apr-debuginfo and / or apr-devel packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 104866

File Name: sl_20171129_apr_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/11/30

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 3.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P


Base Score: 7.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H

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: 2017/11/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-12613