Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 17.04 : libmspack vulnerabilities (USN-3394-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2017 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

It was discovered that libmspack incorrectly handled certain malformed
CHM files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause libmspack
to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute
arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-6419)

It was discovered that libmspack incorrectly handled certain malformed
CAB files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause libmspack
to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2017-6419).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected libmspack0 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102582 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-11423
CVE-2017-6419

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