Scientific Linux Security Update : piranha on SL5.x i386/x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 72500


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


It was discovered that the Piranha Configuration Tool did not properly restrict access to its web pages. A remote attacker able to connect to the Piranha Configuration Tool web server port could use this flaw to read or modify the LVS configuration without providing valid administrative credentials. (CVE-2013-6492)


Update the affected piranha and / or piranha-debuginfo packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 72500

File Name: sl_20140213_piranha_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/02/14

Modified: 2014/02/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/02/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-6492