Photon OS 1.0: Binutils PHSA-2017-0010

critical Nessus Plugin ID 121676

Synopsis

The remote PhotonOS host is missing multiple security updates.

Description

An update of the binutils package has been released.

Solution

Update the affected Linux packages.

See Also

https://github.com/vmware/photon/wiki/Security-Updates-34.md

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 121676

File Name: PhotonOS_PHSA-2017-0010_binutils.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 2/7/2019

Updated: 6/24/2024

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.0

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2014-9939

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:vmware:photonos:1.0, p-cpe:/a:vmware:photonos:binutils

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/12/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/12/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9939, CVE-2017-6969