Scientific Linux Security Update : patch on SL7.x x86_64 (20191003)

High Nessus Plugin ID 129577


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


Security Fix(es) :

- patch: do_ed_script in pch.c does not block strings beginning with a ! character (CVE-2018-20969)

- patch: OS shell command injection when processing crafted patch files (CVE-2019-13638)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.


Update the affected patch and / or patch-debuginfo packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 129577

File Name: sl_20191003_patch_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/10/04

Updated: 2020/02/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:patch, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:patch-debuginfo, 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: 2019/10/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/07/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-20969, CVE-2019-13638