Scientific Linux Security Update : rest on SL7.x x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 87572

Synopsis

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

Description

It was found that the OAuth implementation in librest, a helper library for RESTful services, incorrectly truncated the pointer returned by the rest_proxy_call_get_url call. An attacker could use this flaw to crash an application using the librest library.
(CVE-2015-2675)

After installing the update, all applications using librest must be restarted for the update to take effect.

Solution

Update the affected rest, rest-debuginfo and / or rest-devel packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?b44940f5

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 87572

File Name: sl_20151119_rest_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/12/22

Updated: 2018/12/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3.0

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-2015-2675