RHEL 7 : libguestfs-winsupport (RHSA-2019:2308)

high Nessus Plugin ID 127711

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description

An update for libguestfs-winsupport is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Low. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link (s) in the References section.

The libguestfs-winsupport package adds support for Windows guests to libguestfs, a set of tools and libraries allowing users to access and modify virtual machine (VM) disk images.

Security Fix(es) :

* ntfs-3g: heap-based buffer overflow leads to local root privilege escalation (CVE-2019-9755)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Additional Changes :

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.7 Release Notes linked from the References section.

Solution

Update the affected libguestfs-winsupport package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?3395ff0b

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2308

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-9755

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 127711

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2019-2308.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/12/2019

Updated: 1/6/2020

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.4

Temporal Score: 3.3

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libguestfs-winsupport, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/6/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/5/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-9755

RHSA: 2019:2308