Scientific Linux Security Update : luci on SL6.x i386/x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 78847


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


It was discovered that luci used eval() on inputs containing strings from the cluster configuration file when generating its web pages. An attacker with privileges to create or edit the cluster configuration could use this flaw to execute arbitrary code as the luci user on a host running luci. (CVE-2014-3593)


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 78847

File Name: sl_20141014_luci_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/11/04

Modified: 2014/11/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/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: 2014/10/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3593