Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL7.x x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 117787

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- kernel: Integer overflow in Linux's create_elf_tables function (CVE-2018-14634)

Bug Fix(es) :

See the descriptions in the related Knowledge Article :

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?632c0c08

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 117787

File Name: sl_20180925_kernel_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/09/27

Modified: 2018/09/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/09/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-14634