Oracle Linux 7 : systemd (ELSA-2019-0201)

low Nessus Plugin ID 121498
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The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


From Red Hat Security Advisory 2019:0201 :

An update for systemd is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Low. 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.

The systemd packages contain systemd, a system and service manager for Linux, compatible with the SysV and LSB init scripts. It provides aggressive parallelism capabilities, uses socket and D-Bus activation for starting services, offers on-demand starting of daemons, and keeps track of processes using Linux cgroups. In addition, it supports snapshotting and restoring of the system state, maintains mount and automount points, and implements an elaborate transactional dependency-based service control logic. It can also work as a drop-in replacement for sysvinit.

Security Fix(es) :

* systemd: memory leak in journald-server.c introduced by fix for CVE-2018-16864 (CVE-2019-3815)

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.


Update the affected systemd packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 121498

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2019-0201.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/31/2019

Updated: 2/20/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 1.4


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

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

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


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.3

Temporal Score: 2.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:libgudev1, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:libgudev1-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:systemd, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:systemd-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:systemd-journal-gateway, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:systemd-libs, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:systemd-networkd, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:systemd-python, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:systemd-resolved, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:systemd-sysv, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/30/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/28/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-3815

RHSA: 2019:0201