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: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/09/27

Modified: 2018/11/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

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