Scientific Linux Security Update : zsh on SL7.x x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 119204


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


Security Fix(es) :

- zsh: Stack-based buffer overflow in gen_matches_files() at compctl.c (CVE-2018-1083)

- zsh: buffer overflow for very long fds in >& fd syntax (CVE-2014-10071)

- zsh: buffer overflow when scanning very long directory paths for symbolic links (CVE-2014-10072)

- zsh: NULL dereference in cd in sh compatibility mode under given circumstances (CVE-2017-18205)

- zsh: buffer overrun in symlinks (CVE-2017-18206)

- zsh: Stack-based buffer overflow in exec.c:hashcmd() (CVE-2018-1071)

- zsh: buffer overflow in utils.c:checkmailpath() can lead to local arbitrary code execution (CVE-2018-1100)

- zsh: crash on copying empty hash table (CVE-2018-7549)


Update the affected zsh, zsh-debuginfo and / or zsh-html packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119204

File Name: sl_20181030_zsh_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/11/27

Updated: 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

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-2014-10071, CVE-2014-10072, CVE-2017-18205, CVE-2017-18206, CVE-2018-1071, CVE-2018-1083, CVE-2018-1100, CVE-2018-7549