Scientific Linux Security Update : libarchive on SL7.x x86_64 (20190806)

high Nessus Plugin ID 128228

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- libarchive: Double free in RAR decoder resulting in a denial of service (CVE-2018-1000877)

- libarchive: Use after free in RAR decoder resulting in a denial of service (CVE-2018-1000878)

- libarchive: Out of bounds read in archive_read_support_format_7zip.c resulting in a denial of service (CVE-2019-1000019)

- libarchive: Infinite recursion in archive_read_support_format_iso9660.c resulting in denial of service (CVE-2019-1000020)

- libarchive: Out-of-bounds read in lha_read_data_none (CVE-2017-14503)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?55155110

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 128228

File Name: sl_20190806_libarchive_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/27/2019

Updated: 2/24/2020

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/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: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bsdcpio, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:bsdtar, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:libarchive, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:libarchive-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:libarchive-devel, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/6/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/17/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-14503, CVE-2018-1000877, CVE-2018-1000878, CVE-2019-1000019, CVE-2019-1000020