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 updates.


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 (CVE-2018-10733)

- libgxps: Stack-based buffer overflow in calling glib in gxps_images_guess_content_type of gcontenttype.c (CVE-2018-10767)

- 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 tool.


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119177

File Name: sl_20181030_GNOME_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/11/27

Updated: 2019/04/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

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