Oracle Linux 7 : sos-collector (ELSA-2018-3663)

High Nessus Plugin ID 119278

Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.

Description

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2018:3663 :

An update for sos-collector is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

sos-collector is a utility that gathers sosreports from multi-node environments. sos-collector facilitates data collection for support cases and it can be run from either a node or from an administrator's local workstation that has network access to the environment.

The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version:
sos-collector (1.5). (BZ#1644776)

Security Fix(es) :

* sos-collector: incorrect permissions set on newly created files (CVE-2018-14650)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

This issue was discovered by Riccardo Schirone (Red Hat Product Security).

Solution

Update the affected sos-collector package.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2018-November/008308.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119278

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2018-3663.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/11/29

Modified: 2018/11/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:sos-collector, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/11/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-14650

RHSA: 2018:3663