Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS / 18.10 / 19.04 : glib2.0 vulnerability (USN-4014-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 125813


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


It was discovered that GLib incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to access sensitive information.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected libglib2.0-0, libglib2.0-bin and / or libglib2.0-dev packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 125813

File Name: ubuntu_USN-4014-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/06/11

Updated: 2019/09/18

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:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libglib2.0-0, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libglib2.0-bin, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libglib2.0-dev, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:19.04

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

Patch Publication Date: 2019/06/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/05/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-12450

USN: 4014-1