Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 17.10 : libvorbis vulnerabilities (USN-3569-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 106816

Synopsis

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

Description

It was discovered that libvorbis incorrectly handled certain sound files. An attacker could possibly use this to execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2017-14632)

It was discovered that libvorbis incorrectly handled certain sound files. An attacker could use this to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2017-14633).

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 libvorbis0a package.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 106816

File Name: ubuntu_USN-3569-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/02/14

Modified: 2018/02/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:U/RC:UC

CVSSv3

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:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libvorbis0a, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:17.10

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/02/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-14632, CVE-2017-14633

USN: 3569-1