Scientific Linux Security Update : liblouis on SL7.x x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 105031


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


Security Fix(es) :

- A missing fix for one stack-based buffer overflow in findTable() for CVE-2014-8184 was discovered. An attacker could cause denial of service or potentially allow arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2017-15101)


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 105031

File Name: sl_20171205_liblouis_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: Revision: 3.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/12/06

Modified: 2017/12/06

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: 2017/12/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8184, CVE-2017-15101