Oracle Linux 6 : glusterfs (ELSA-2018-2892)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118026


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


From Red Hat Security Advisory 2018:2892 :

An update for glusterfs is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. 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.

GlusterFS is a key building block of Red Hat Gluster Storage. It is based on a stackable user-space design and can deliver exceptional performance for diverse workloads. GlusterFS aggregates various storage servers over network interconnections into one large, parallel network file system.

The glusterfs packages have been upgraded to upstream version 3.12.2, which provides a number of bug fixes over the previous version.

Security Fix(es) :

* glusterfs: Improper deserialization in dict.c:dict_unserialize() can allow attackers to read arbitrary memory (CVE-2018-10911)

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.

Red Hat would like to thank Michael Hanselmann ( for reporting this issue.


Update the affected glusterfs packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118026

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2018-2892.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/10

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:glusterfs, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:glusterfs-api, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:glusterfs-api-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:glusterfs-cli, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:glusterfs-client-xlators, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:glusterfs-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:glusterfs-fuse, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:glusterfs-libs, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:glusterfs-rdma, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:6

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/09/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-10911

RHSA: 2018:2892