Low CentOS rest Security Update
|rest-0.7.92-3.el7.i686.rpm, rest-0.7.92-3.el7.x86_64.rpm, rest-devel-0.7.92-3.el7.i686.rpm, rest-devel-0.7.92-3.el7.x86_64.rpm|
Updated rest packages that fix one security issue are now available for
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Low security
impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which
gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the
The rest library was designed to make it easier to access web services that
claim to be RESTful. A RESTful service should have URLs that represent
remote objects, which methods can then be called on.
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)
All users of rest are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch to correct this issue. After installing the
update, all applications using librest must be restarted for the update to
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