Scientific Linux Security Update : systemd on SL7.x x86_64 (20190114)

high Nessus Plugin ID 121204

Synopsis

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

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- systemd: Out-of-bounds heap write in systemd-networkd dhcpv6 option handling (CVE-2018-15688)

- systemd: stack overflow when calling syslog from a command with long cmdline (CVE-2018-16864)

- systemd: stack overflow when receiving many journald entries (CVE-2018-16865)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?d4495fb7

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 121204

File Name: sl_20190114_systemd_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/16/2019

Updated: 2/2/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-15688

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.9

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

Temporal Vector: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:libgudev1, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:libgudev1-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:systemd, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:systemd-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:systemd-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:systemd-journal-gateway, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:systemd-libs, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:systemd-networkd, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:systemd-python, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:systemd-resolved, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:systemd-sysv, 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: 1/14/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/26/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-15688, CVE-2018-16864, CVE-2018-16865