Scientific Linux Security Update : glibc on SL7.x x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 119182

Synopsis

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

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- glibc: Incorrect handling of RPATH in elf/dl-load.c can be used to execute code loaded from arbitrary libraries (CVE-2017-16997)

- glibc: Integer overflow in posix_memalign in memalign functions (CVE-2018-6485)

- glibc: Integer overflow in stdlib/canonicalize.c on 32-bit architectures leading to stack-based buffer overflow (CVE-2018-11236)

- glibc: Buffer overflow in __mempcpy_avx512_no_vzeroupper (CVE-2018-11237)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?13452679

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119182

File Name: sl_20181030_glibc_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/11/27

Modified: 2018/11/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

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

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-16997, CVE-2018-11236, CVE-2018-11237, CVE-2018-6485