RHEL 7 : dotNET (RHSA-2018:3676)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 119413


The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.


An update for rh-dotnet21-dotnet is now available for .NET Core on Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

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.

.NET Core is a managed software framework. It implements a subset of the .NET framework APIs and several new APIs, and it includes a CLR implementation.

A new version of .NET Core that addresses a security vulnerability is now available. The updated version is .NET Core 2.1.5.

Security Fix(es) :

* .NET Core: Arbitrary file and directory creation (CVE-2018-8416)

For more information, please refer to the upstream docs in the References section.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 119413

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2018-3676.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/12/04

Updated: 2019/01/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rh-dotnet21-dotnet, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rh-dotnet21-dotnet-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rh-dotnet21-dotnet-host, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rh-dotnet21-dotnet-runtime-2.1, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rh-dotnet21-dotnet-sdk-2.1, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rh-dotnet21-dotnet-sdk-2.1.5xx, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/11/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-8416

RHSA: 2018:3676