Oracle Linux 7 : glusterfs (ELSA-2018-3242)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118779


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


From Red Hat Security Advisory 2018:3242 :

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

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 following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version:
glusterfs (3.12.2). (BZ#1579734)

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.

Additional Changes :

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 7.6 Release Notes linked from the References section.


Update the affected glusterfs packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118779

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2018-3242.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/11/07

Modified: 2018/11/15

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, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:python2-gluster, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7

Patch Publication Date: 2018/11/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-10911

RHSA: 2018:3242