Scientific Linux Security Update : netcf on SL7.x x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 87563


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


A denial of service flaw was found in netcf. A specially crafted interface name could cause an application using netcf (such as the libvirt daemon) to crash. (CVE-2014-8119)

The netcf packages have been upgraded to upstream version 0.2.8, which provides a number of bug fixes and enhancements over the previous version.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 87563

File Name: sl_20151119_netcf_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/12/22

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


Base Score: 7.5

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

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: 2015/11/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8119