RHEL 8 : libarchive (RHSA-2020:0246)

high Nessus Plugin ID 133287

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RHSA-2020:0246 advisory.

- libarchive: use-after-free in archive_read_format_rar_read_data when there is an error in the decompression of an archive entry (CVE-2019-18408)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected bsdtar and / or libarchive packages.

See Also

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/416.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-18408

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:0246

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1769979

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 133287

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-0246.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/28/2020

Updated: 1/26/2022

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

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-18408

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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: cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:8.0, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bsdtar, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libarchive

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/27/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/24/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-18408

RHSA: 2020:0246

CWE: 416