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: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/08/02

Modified: 2018/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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