(RHSA-2018:2284) Important: yum-utils security update

ID RHSA-2018:2284
Type redhat
Reporter RedHat
Modified 2018-08-16T20:53:56


The yum-utils packages provide a collection of utilities and examples for the yum package manager to make yum easier and more powerful to use.

Security Fix(es):

  • yum-utils: reposync: improper path validation may lead to directory traversal (CVE-2018-10897)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Red Hat would like to thank Jay Grizzard (Clover Network) and Aaron Levy (Clover Network) for reporting this issue.