Scientific Linux Security Update : xdg-user-dirs on SL7.x x86_64 (20180410)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 109459


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


Security Fix(es) :

- xdg-user-dirs, gnome-session: Xsession creation of XDG user directories does not honor system umask policy (CVE-2017-15131)

Additional Changes :


Update the affected xdg-user-dirs and / or xdg-user-dirs-debuginfo packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 109459

File Name: sl_20180410_xdg_user_dirs_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/05/01

Updated: 2020/02/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.6

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:xdg-user-dirs, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:xdg-user-dirs-debuginfo, 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: 2018/01/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-15131