EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 : libpcap (EulerOS-SA-2020-1082)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 132836

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VPR Score: 3.6


The remote EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 host is missing multiple security updates.


According to the versions of the libpcap package installed, the EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- sf-pcapng.c in libpcap before 1.9.1 does not properly validate the PHB header length before allocating memory.(CVE-2019-15165)

- rpcapd/daemon.c in libpcap before 1.9.1 allows SSRF because a URL may be provided as a capture source.(CVE-2019-15164)

- rpcapd/daemon.c in libpcap before 1.9.1 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and daemon crash) if a crypt() call fails.(CVE-2019-15163)

- rpcapd/daemon.c in libpcap before 1.9.1 mishandles certain length values because of reuse of a variable.
This may open up an attack vector involving extra data at the end of a request.(CVE-2019-15161)

- rpcapd/daemon.c in libpcap before 1.9.1 on non-Windows platforms provides details about why authentication failed, which might make it easier for attackers to enumerate valid usernames.(CVE-2019-15162)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected libpcap packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 132836

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2020-1082.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 2020/01/13

Updated: 2020/11/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libpcap, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:uvp:

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/01/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-15161, CVE-2019-15162, CVE-2019-15163, CVE-2019-15164, CVE-2019-15165