Scientific Linux Security Update : glibc on SL6.x i386/x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 110886

Synopsis

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

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- 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)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?ac50eb90

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 110886

File Name: sl_20180619_glibc_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/07/03

Modified: 2018/07/03

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 9.8

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

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: 2018/06/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-15670, CVE-2017-15804