Scientific Linux Security Update : openafs on SL5.x, SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 86671


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


This release fixes the high impact security vulnerability named 'Tattletale'

The packet paylod of Rx ACK packets is not fully initialized, leaking plaintext from packets previously processed.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 86671

File Name: sl_20151021_openafs_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/10/30

Modified: 2015/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

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: 2015/10/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-7762, CVE-2015-7763