Fedora 27 : libbson (2018-77d864ff39)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 117814

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

This release fixes a heap-based buffer over-read when parsing a mallformed BSON document (CVE-2018-16790).

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Solution

Update the affected libbson package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-77d864ff39

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 117814

File Name: fedora_2018-77d864ff39.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/09/28

Modified: 2018/11/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.8

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:libbson, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:27

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/09/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-16790