Photon OS 3.0: Pyyaml PHSA-2020-3.0-0080

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 135789


The remote PhotonOS host is missing multiple security updates.


An update of the PyYAML package has been released.


Update the affected Linux packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 135789

File Name: PhotonOS_PHSA-2020-3_0-0080_PyYAML.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 2020/04/21

Updated: 2020/04/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-1747

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:vmware:photonos:PyYAML, cpe:/o:vmware:photonos:3.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/04/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/03/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-1747