GLSA-201903-07 : systemd: Multiple vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 122735

Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201903-07 (systemd: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in systemd. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

An attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition or possibly execute arbitrary code.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All systemd users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-apps/systemd-239-r4'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201903-07

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 122735

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201903-07.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 3/11/2019

Updated: 2/5/2020

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-16865

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7

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

Temporal Vector: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:systemd, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/10/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/11/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-16864, CVE-2018-16865, CVE-2018-16866, CVE-2019-6454

GLSA: 201903-07