Scientific Linux Security Update : GNOME on SL7.x x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 119177


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security


Security Fix(es) :

- libsoup: Crash in soup_cookie_jar.c:get_cookies() on
empty hostnames (CVE-2018-12910)

- poppler: Infinite recursion in
fofi/ function
allows denial of service (CVE-2017-18267)

- libgxps: heap based buffer over read in
ft_font_face_hash function of gxps-fonts.c

- libgxps: Stack-based buffer overflow in calling glib in
gxps_images_guess_content_type of gcontenttype.c

- poppler: NULL pointer dereference in
Annot.h:AnnotPath::getCoordsLength() allows for denial
of service via crafted PDF (CVE-2018-10768)

- poppler: out of bounds read in pdfunite (CVE-2018-13988)

Additional Changes :

- PackageKit is now aware of our SL7 minor release upgrade


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119177

File Name: sl_20181030_GNOME_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/11/27

Modified: 2018/12/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-18267, CVE-2018-10733, CVE-2018-10767, CVE-2018-10768, CVE-2018-12910, CVE-2018-13988