Scientific Linux Security Update : perl-Archive-Tar on SL7.x x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 128250

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- perl: Directory traversal in Archive::Tar (CVE-2018-12015)

Solution

Update the affected perl-Archive-Tar package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?f0065b01

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 128250

File Name: sl_20190806_perl_Archive_Tar_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/08/27

Updated: 2019/08/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.4

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2019/08/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/06/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12015