CentOS 6 : libvorbis (CESA-2018:0649)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 108900


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


An update for libvorbis is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

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 libvorbis package contains runtime libraries for use in programs that support Ogg Vorbis, a fully open, non-proprietary, patent- and royalty-free, general-purpose compressed format for audio and music at fixed and variable bitrates.

Security Fix(es) :

* Mozilla: Vorbis audio processing out of bounds write (MFSA 2018-08) (CVE-2018-5146)

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.

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla Project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Richard Zhu via Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative as the original reporter.


Update the affected libvorbis packages.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 108900

File Name: centos_RHSA-2018-0649.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/04/10

Updated: 2019/12/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-5146

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libvorbis, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libvorbis-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libvorbis-devel-docs, cpe:/o:centos:centos:6

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/04/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/06/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5146

RHSA: 2018:0649