Photon OS 1.0: Binutils / C / Dnsmasq / Git / Gnutls / Krb5 / Linux / Mercurial / Mesos / Nginx PHSA-2017-0038 (deprecated)

high Nessus Plugin ID 111887
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This plugin has been deprecated.


An update of [gnutls, c-ares, nginx, mercurial, linux, mesos, git, binutils, krb5, dnsmasq] packages for PhotonOS has been released.



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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 111887

File Name: PhotonOS_PHSA-2017-0038.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 8/17/2018

Updated: 2/7/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-14867


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:vmware:photonos:binutils, p-cpe:/a:vmware:photonos:c, p-cpe:/a:vmware:photonos:dnsmasq, p-cpe:/a:vmware:photonos:git, p-cpe:/a:vmware:photonos:gnutls, p-cpe:/a:vmware:photonos:krb5, p-cpe:/a:vmware:photonos:linux, p-cpe:/a:vmware:photonos:mercurial, p-cpe:/a:vmware:photonos:mesos, p-cpe:/a:vmware:photonos:nginx, cpe:/o:vmware:photonos:1.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 10/19/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-0379, CVE-2017-7507, CVE-2017-7529, CVE-2017-7687, CVE-2017-10790, CVE-2017-11462, CVE-2017-11472, CVE-2017-12154, CVE-2017-12799, CVE-2017-13704, CVE-2017-13728, CVE-2017-14729, CVE-2017-14745, CVE-2017-14867, CVE-2017-15020, CVE-2017-1000116, CVE-2017-1000381