Fedora 27 : libidn2 (2017-09b1c3f099)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 105810

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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Libidn2 2.0.4 (released 2017-08-30) ===================================

- Fix integer overflow in bidi.c/_isBidi()

- Fix integer overflow in puny_decode.c/decode_digit()

- Improve docs

- Fix idna_free() to idn_free()

- Update fuzzer corpora

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Solution

Update the affected libidn2 package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2017-09b1c3f099

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 105810

File Name: fedora_2017-09b1c3f099.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/15/2018

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:libidn2, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:27

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 9/4/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/31/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-14061, CVE-2017-14062