FreeBSD : libexif -- privilege escalation (00f30cba-4d23-11ea-86ba-641c67a117d8)

high Nessus Plugin ID 133629

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Synopsis

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Mitre reports :

In libexif, there is a possible out of bounds write due to an integer overflow. This could lead to remote escalation of privilege in the media content provider with no additional execution privileges needed.
User interaction is needed for exploitation.

Solution

Update the affected package.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2019-9278

https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2020/Feb/9

https://github.com/libexif/libexif/issues/26

http://www.nessus.org/u?c5ca6575

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 133629

File Name: freebsd_pkg_00f30cba4d2311ea86ba641c67a117d8.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 2/12/2020

Updated: 2/14/2020

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

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:freebsd:freebsd:libexif, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/11/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/6/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-9278