Scientific Linux Security Update : pcs on SL7.x x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 109456


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


Security Fix(es) :

- pcs: Privilege escalation via authorized user malicious REST call (CVE-2018-1079)

- pcs: Debug parameter removal bypass, allowing information disclosure (CVE-2018-1086)

- rack-protection: Timing attack in authenticity_token.rb (CVE-2018-1000119)


Update the affected pcs, pcs-debuginfo and / or pcs-snmp packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 109456

File Name: sl_20180410_pcs_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/05/01

Updated: 2019/03/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

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: 2018/04/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/03/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1000119, CVE-2018-1079, CVE-2018-1086