Debian DSA-4388-1 : mosquitto - security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 122069

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Three vulnerabilities were discovered in the Mosquitto MQTT broker, which could result in authentication bypass. Please refer to https://mosquitto.org/blog/2019/02/version-1-5-6-released/ for additional information.

Solution

Upgrade the mosquitto packages.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 1.4.10-3+deb9u3.

See Also

https://mosquitto.org/blog/2019/02/version-1-5-6-released/

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/mosquitto

https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch/mosquitto

https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4388

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 122069

File Name: debian_DSA-4388.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/02/11

Updated: 2019/03/29

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: 8.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:mosquitto, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2019/02/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/03/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12546, CVE-2018-12550, CVE-2018-12551

DSA: 4388