CentOS 7 : gcab (CESA-2018:0350)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 107075

Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for gcab is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

The gcab package contains a utility for managing the Cabinet archives.
It can list, extract, and create Microsoft cabinet (.cab) files.

Security Fix(es) :

* gcab: Extracting malformed .cab files causes stack smashing potentially leading to arbitrary code execution (CVE-2018-5345)

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.

Solution

Update the affected gcab packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?06e53ac5

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 107075

File Name: centos_RHSA-2018-0350.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/03/01

Modified: 2018/03/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:gcab, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libgcab1, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libgcab1-devel, cpe:/o:centos:centos:7

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/02/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5345

RHSA: 2018:0350