RHEL 7 : libvorbis (RHSA-2018:1058)

high Nessus Plugin ID 108995
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The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.


An update for libvorbis 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 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 packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 108995

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2018-1058.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/11/2018

Updated: 10/24/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

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


Risk Factor: High

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:redhat:enterprise_linux:libvorbis, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libvorbis-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libvorbis-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libvorbis-devel-docs, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.5, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.7

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

Patch Publication Date: 4/10/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/11/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5146

RHSA: 2018:1058