Scientific Linux Security Update : ipmitool on SL7.x x86_64 (20200327)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 135002


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


Security Fix(es) :

- ipmitool: Buffer overflow in read_fru_area_section function in lib/ipmi_fru.c (CVE-2020-5208)


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 135002

File Name: sl_20200327_ipmitool_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/03/30

Updated: 2020/04/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bmc-snmp-proxy, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:exchange-bmc-os-info, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:ipmitool, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:ipmitool-debuginfo, 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: 2020/03/27

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/02/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-5208