Scientific Linux Security Update : pacemaker on SL7.x i686/x86_64 (2020:5453)

high Nessus Plugin ID 144297


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


The remote Scientific Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the SLSA-2020:5453-1 advisory.

- pacemaker: ACL restrictions bypass (CVE-2020-25654)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 144297

File Name: sl_20201215_pacemaker_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/15/2020

Updated: 12/16/2020

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-25654


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:pacemaker, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:pacemaker-cli, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:pacemaker-cluster-libs, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:pacemaker-cts, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:pacemaker-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:pacemaker-doc, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:pacemaker-libs, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:pacemaker-libs-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:pacemaker-nagios-plugins-metadata, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:pacemaker-remote

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: 12/15/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/24/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-25654