SynopsisThe remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn update for ipmitool is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
The ipmitool packages contain a command-line utility for interfacing with devices that support the Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) specification. IPMI is an open standard for machine health, inventory, and remote power control.
Security Fix(es) :
* ipmitool: Buffer overflow in read_fru_area_section function in lib/ ipmi_fru.c (CVE-2020-5208)
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.
SolutionUpdate the affected ipmitool packages.