Scientific Linux Security Update : libmspack on SL7.x x86_64 (20181030)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 119191


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


Security Fix(es) :

- libmspack: off-by-one error in the CHM PMGI/PMGL chunk number validity checks (CVE-2018-14679)

- libmspack: off-by-one error in the CHM chunk number validity checks (CVE-2018-14680)

- libmspack: out-of-bounds write in kwajd_read_headers in mspack/kwajd.c (CVE-2018-14681)

- libmspack: off-by-one error in the TOLOWER() macro for CHM decompression (CVE-2018-14682)


Update the affected libmspack, libmspack-debuginfo and / or libmspack-devel packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 119191

File Name: sl_20181030_libmspack_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/11/27

Updated: 2020/02/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3.0

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:fermilab:scientific_linux:libmspack, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:libmspack-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:libmspack-devel, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/30

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/07/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-14679, CVE-2018-14680, CVE-2018-14681, CVE-2018-14682