CentOS 6 : openslp (CESA-2018:2308)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 111617

Synopsis

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

Description

An update for openslp 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.

OpenSLP is an open source implementation of the Service Location Protocol (SLP) which is an Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) standards track protocol and provides a framework to allow networking applications to discover the existence, location, and configuration of networked services in enterprise networks.

Security Fix(es) :

* openslp: Heap memory corruption in slpd/slpd_process.c allows denial of service or potentially code execution (CVE-2017-17833)

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.

Solution

Update the affected openslp packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?9b1a2b7b

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 111617

File Name: centos_RHSA-2018-2308.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/10/2018

Updated: 12/31/2019

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-17833

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

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: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openslp, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openslp-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openslp-server, cpe:/o:centos:centos:6

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

Patch Publication Date: 8/9/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/23/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-17833

RHSA: 2018:2308