Amazon Linux 2 : libvorbis (ALAS-2018-981)

high Nessus Plugin ID 109135
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The remote Amazon Linux 2 host is missing a security update.


Vorbis audio processing out of bounds write (MFSA 2018-08) :

An out of bounds write flaw was found in the processing of vorbis audio data. A maliciously crafted file or audio stream could cause the application to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code.


Run 'yum update libvorbis' to update your system.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 109135

File Name: al2_ALAS-2018-981.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/18/2018

Updated: 8/31/2018

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:amazon:linux:libvorbis, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libvorbis-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libvorbis-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libvorbis-devel-docs, cpe:/o:amazon:linux:2

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

Patch Publication Date: 3/22/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5146

ALAS: 2018-981