Scientific Linux Security Update : firewalld on SL7.x (noarch)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 95837


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


The following packages have been upgraded to a newer upstream version:
firewalld (

Security Fix(es) :

- A flaw was found in the way firewalld allowed certain firewall configurations to be modified by unauthenticated users. Any locally logged in user could use this flaw to tamper or change firewall settings.

Additional Changes :


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 95837

File Name: sl_20161103_firewalld_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/12/15

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

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


Base Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/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: 2016/11/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5410