Scientific Linux Security Update : glibc on SL7.x x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 109447

Synopsis

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

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- glibc: realpath() buffer underflow when getcwd() returns relative path allows privilege escalation (CVE-2018-1000001)

- glibc: Buffer overflow in glob with GLOB_TILDE (CVE-2017-15670)

- glibc: Buffer overflow during unescaping of user names with the ~ operator (CVE-2017-15804)

- glibc: denial of service in getnetbyname function (CVE-2014-9402)

- glibc: DNS resolver NULL pointer dereference with crafted record type (CVE-2015-5180)

- glibc: Fragmentation attacks possible when EDNS0 is enabled (CVE-2017-12132)

Additional Changes :

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?262112fc

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 109447

File Name: sl_20180410_glibc_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/05/01

Updated: 2019/04/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/04/10

Exploitable With

Metasploit (glibc "realpath()" Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9402, CVE-2015-5180, CVE-2017-12132, CVE-2017-15670, CVE-2017-15804, CVE-2018-1000001