Scientific Linux Security Update : gcab on SL7.x x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 107020


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


Security Fix(es) :

- gcab: Extracting malformed .cab files causes stack smashing potentially leading to arbitrary code execution (CVE-2018-5345)


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 107020

File Name: sl_20180226_gcab_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: Revision: 3.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/02/27

Modified: 2018/02/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/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: 2018/02/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5345