Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 17.04 : libplist vulnerability (USN-3429-1)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

Wang Junjie discovered that Libplist incorrectly handled certain
files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted file, an attacker
could possibly use this to cause a crash or denial or service.

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 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.2
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 103466 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-7982

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