CentOS 6 : yum-utils (CESA-2018:2284)

High Nessus Plugin ID 111614

Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for yum-utils is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

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 use.

Security Fix(es) :

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

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.

Solution

Update the affected yum-utils packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?b73bb976

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 111614

File Name: centos_RHSA-2018-2284.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/08/10

Modified: 2018/11/10

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: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:yum-NetworkManager-dispatcher, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:yum-plugin-aliases, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:yum-plugin-auto-update-debug-info, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:yum-plugin-changelog, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:yum-plugin-fastestmirror, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:yum-plugin-filter-data, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:yum-plugin-fs-snapshot, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:yum-plugin-keys, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:yum-plugin-list-data, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:yum-plugin-local, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:yum-plugin-merge-conf, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:yum-plugin-ovl, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:yum-plugin-post-transaction-actions, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:yum-plugin-priorities, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:yum-plugin-protectbase, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:yum-plugin-ps, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:yum-plugin-remove-with-leaves, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:yum-plugin-rpm-warm-cache, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:yum-plugin-security, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:yum-plugin-show-leaves, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:yum-plugin-tmprepo, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:yum-plugin-tsflags, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:yum-plugin-upgrade-helper, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:yum-plugin-verify, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:yum-plugin-versionlock, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:yum-updateonboot, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:yum-utils, cpe:/o:centos:centos:6

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/CentOS/release, Host/CentOS/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2018/08/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-10897

RHSA: 2018:2284