Oracle Linux 7 : libcdio (ELSA-2018-3246)

High Nessus Plugin ID 118780


The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


From Red Hat Security Advisory 2018:3246 :

An update for libcdio is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Low. 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 libcdio library provides an interface for CD-ROM access. It can be used by applications that need OS-independent and device-independent access to CD-ROM devices.

Security Fix(es) :

* libcdio: Heap-based buffer over-read in print_iso9660_recurse function in iso-info.c (CVE-2017-18198)

* libcdio: NULL pointer dereference in realloc_symlink in rock.c (CVE-2017-18199)

* libcdio: Double free in get_cdtext_generic() in lib/driver/_cdio_generic.c (CVE-2017-18201)

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.

Additional Changes :

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6 Release Notes linked from the References section.


Update the affected libcdio packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118780

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2018-3246.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/11/07

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:libcdio, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:libcdio-devel, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/11/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/02/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-18198, CVE-2017-18199, CVE-2017-18201

RHSA: 2018:3246