CentOS 7 : gcc (CESA-2018:0849)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 109374
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The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.


An update for gcc 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.

The gcc packages provide compilers for C, C++, Java, Fortran, Objective C, and Ada 95 GNU, as well as related support libraries.

Security Fix(es) :

* gcc: GCC generates incorrect code for RDRAND/RDSEED intrinsics (CVE-2017-11671)

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.


Update the affected gcc packages.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 109374

File Name: centos_RHSA-2018-0849.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/27/2018

Updated: 12/31/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-11671


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 1.4


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:cpp, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:gcc, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:gcc-c%2b%2b, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:gcc-gfortran, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:gcc-gnat, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:gcc-go, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:gcc-objc, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:gcc-objc%2b%2b, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:gcc-plugin-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libasan, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libasan-static, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libatomic, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libatomic-static, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libgcc, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libgfortran, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libgfortran-static, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libgnat, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libgnat-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libgnat-static, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libgo, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libgo-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libgo-static, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libgomp, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libitm, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libitm-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libitm-static, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libmudflap, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libmudflap-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libmudflap-static, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libobjc, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libquadmath, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libquadmath-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libquadmath-static, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libstdc%2b%2b, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libstdc%2b%2b-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libstdc%2b%2b-docs, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libstdc%2b%2b-static, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libtsan, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libtsan-static, cpe:/o:centos:centos:7

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

Patch Publication Date: 4/26/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/26/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-11671

RHSA: 2018:0849