Scientific Linux Security Update : bind on SL7.x x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 125591

Synopsis

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

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- bind: Limiting simultaneous TCP clients is ineffective (CVE-2018-5743)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?c3823c7b

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 125591

File Name: sl_20190529_bind_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/05/30

Updated: 2020/01/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/05/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/10/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5743