GLSA-201908-26 : libofx: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 128441

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-201908-26 (libofx: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

A remote attacker could entice a user to process a specially crafted file using an application linked against libofx, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All libofx users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/libofx-0.9.14'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201908-26

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 128441

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201908-26.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 2019/09/03

Updated: 2019/09/03

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2019/08/31

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/09/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-14731, CVE-2017-2816, CVE-2017-2920

GLSA: 201908-26