Debian DLA-1487-1 : libtirpc security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 112226

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

CVE-2018-14622 Fix for egmentation fault due to pointer becoming NULL.

For Debian 8 'Jessie', this problem has been fixed in version 0.2.5-1+deb8u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your libtirpc packages.

NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Upgrade the affected libtirpc-dev, and libtirpc1 packages.

See Also

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/08/msg00034.html

https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/libtirpc

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 112226

File Name: debian_DLA-1487.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/09/04

Modified: 2018/09/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libtirpc-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libtirpc1, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/08/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-14622