Oracle Linux 6 : yum-utils (ELSA-2018-2284)
High Nessus Plugin ID 111482
SynopsisThe remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionFrom Red Hat Security Advisory 2018:2284 :
An update for yum-utils is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Important. 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 yum-utils packages provide a collection of utilities and examples
for the yum package manager to make yum easier and more powerful to
Security Fix(es) :
* yum-utils: reposync: improper path validation may lead to directory
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.
Red Hat would like to thank Jay Grizzard (Clover Network) and Aaron
Levy (Clover Network) for reporting this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected yum-utils packages.