Scientific Linux Security Update : xorg-x11-server on SL7.x x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 119207

Synopsis

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

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- xorg-x11-server: Incorrect permission check in Xorg X server allows for privilege escalation (CVE-2018-14665)

The SL Team added a fix for upstream bug 1650634

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?88ddb2fe

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119207

File Name: sl_20181031_xorg_x11_server_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/11/27

Updated: 2019/04/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.6

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/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: 2018/10/31

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Xorg X11 Server SUID privilege escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-14665