GLSA-201911-08 : Expat: Multiple vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 131268

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-201911-08 (Expat: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All Expat users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/expat-2.2.8'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201911-08

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 131268

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201911-08.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 11/25/2019

Updated: 12/9/2019

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.1

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/25/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/24/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-20843, CVE-2019-15903

GLSA: 201911-08