Fedora 29 : elfutils (2018-32c8599fe1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 120339

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Fixes CVE-2018-16062, CVE-2018-16402 and CVE-2018-16403. unstrip:
Handle SHT_GROUP sections. strip: Handle mixed (out of order) allocated/non-allocated sections. elfcompress: Don't rewrite input file if no section data needs updating. Try harder to keep same file mode bits (suid) on rewrite. libelf, libdw and all tools now handle extended shnum and shstrndx correctly.

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Solution

Update the affected elfutils package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-32c8599fe1

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 120339

File Name: fedora_2018-32c8599fe1.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/01/03

Updated: 2020/06/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:elfutils, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:29

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/09/30

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/08/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-16062, CVE-2018-16402, CVE-2018-16403