Oracle Linux 7 : xdg-user-dirs (ELSA-2018-0842)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 109107
SynopsisThe remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionFrom Red Hat Security Advisory 2018:0842 :
An update for xdg-user-dirs is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Low. 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.
xdg-user-dirs is a tool to create and configure default desktop user directories such as the Music and the Desktop directories.
Security Fix(es) :
* xdg-user-dirs, gnome-session: Xsession creation of XDG user directories does not honor system umask policy (CVE-2017-15131)
For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.
Additional Changes :
For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5 Release Notes linked from the References section.
SolutionUpdate the affected xdg-user-dirs package.