Scientific Linux Security Update : yum-utils on SL6.x (noarch)

High Nessus Plugin ID 111496

Synopsis

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

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- yum-utils: reposync: improper path validation may lead to directory traversal (CVE-2018-10897)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?407e63e8

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 111496

File Name: sl_20180730_yum_utils_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/08/02

Modified: 2018/10/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/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: 2018/07/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-10897