Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS / 19.04 : SDL 2.0 vulnerabilities (USN-4143-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 129489
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Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

It was discovered that SDL 2.0 mishandled crafted image files resulting in an integer overflow. If a user were tricked into opening a malicious file, SDL 2.0 could be caused to crash or potentially run arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-2888)

It was discovered that SDL 2.0 mishandled crafted image files. If a user were tricked into opening a malicious file, SDL 2.0 could be caused to crash or potentially run arbitrary code. (CVE-2019-7635, CVE-2019-7636, CVE-2019-7637, CVE-2019-7638).

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 libsdl2-2.0-0 package.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/4143-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 129489

File Name: ubuntu_USN-4143-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/1/2019

Updated: 12/23/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

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:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libsdl2-2.0-0, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:-:lts, 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: 9/30/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/11/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-2888, CVE-2019-7635, CVE-2019-7636, CVE-2019-7637, CVE-2019-7638

USN: 4143-1