Scientific Linux Security Update : gegl on SL7.x i686/x86_64 (2022:0162)

high Nessus Plugin ID 156799


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-2022:0162-1 advisory.

- gegl: shell expansion via a crafted pathname (CVE-2021-45463)

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 gegl, gegl-debuginfo and / or gegl-devel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 156799

File Name: sl_20220118_gegl_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/18/2022

Updated: 1/18/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-45463


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/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:gegl, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:gegl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:gegl-devel

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: 1/18/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/23/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-45463