CentOS 6 : openslp (CESA-2018:2308)
High Nessus Plugin ID 111617
SynopsisThe remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected openslp packages.