Scientific Linux Security Update : systemd on SL7.x x86_64

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 128265

Synopsis

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

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- systemd: line splitting via fgets() allows for state injection during daemon-reexec (CVE-2018-15686)

- systemd: out-of-bounds read when parsing a crafted syslog message (CVE-2018-16866)

- systemd: kills privileged process if unprivileged PIDFile was tampered (CVE-2018-16888)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?ba831b46

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 128265

File Name: sl_20190806_systemd_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/08/27

Updated: 2019/09/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

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

CVSS v3.0

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: 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: 2019/08/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/10/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-15686, CVE-2018-16866, CVE-2018-16888