CentOS 6 : openslp (CESA-2018:2308)

High Nessus Plugin ID 111617


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


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.


Update the affected openslp packages.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 111617

File Name: centos_RHSA-2018-2308.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: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/08/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-17833

RHSA: 2018:2308