Amazon Linux 2 : oniguruma (ALAS-2020-1380)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 132735


The remote Amazon Linux 2 host is missing a security update.


Oniguruma before 6.9.3 allows Stack Exhaustion in regcomp.c because of recursion in regparse.c. (CVE-2019-16163)

Oniguruma through 6.9.3, as used in PHP 7.3.x and other products, has a heap-based buffer over-read in str_lower_case_match in regexec.c.(CVE-2019-19246)


Run 'yum update oniguruma' to update your system.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 132735

File Name: al2_ALAS-2020-1380.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/9/2020

Updated: 1/13/2020

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:oniguruma, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:oniguruma-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:oniguruma-devel, cpe:/o:amazon:linux:2

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/8/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/9/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-16163, CVE-2019-19012, CVE-2019-19204, CVE-2019-19246

ALAS: 2020-1380