Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS / 18.10 / 19.04 : Exiv2 vulnerabilities (USN-4056-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 126746
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Synopsis

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

Description

It was discovered that Exiv2 incorrectly handled certain PSD files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2018-19107, CVE-2018-19108)

It was discovered that Exiv2 incorrectly handled certain PNG files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2018-19535, CVE-2019-13112)

It was discovered that Exiv2 incorrectly handled certain CRW files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2019-13110, CVE-2019-13113)

It was discovered that incorrectly handled certain HTTP requests. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2019-13114).

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.

Solution

Update the affected exiv2 and / or libexiv2-14 packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/4056-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 126746

File Name: ubuntu_USN-4056-1.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/16/2019

Updated: 9/17/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:exiv2, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libexiv2-14, 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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/15/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/8/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-19107, CVE-2018-19108, CVE-2018-19535, CVE-2019-13110, CVE-2019-13112, CVE-2019-13113, CVE-2019-13114

USN: 4056-1