EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 3.0.2.0 : libxslt (EulerOS-SA-2020-1215)

high Nessus Plugin ID 134504
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Synopsis

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

Description

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

- numbers.c in libxslt before 1.1.29, as used in Google Chrome before 51.0.2704.63, mishandles the i format token for xsl:number data, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (integer overflow or resource consumption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted document.(CVE-2016-1684)

- numbers.c in libxslt before 1.1.29, as used in Google Chrome before 51.0.2704.63, mishandles namespace nodes, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds heap memory access) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted document.(CVE-2016-1683)

- A type confusion vulnerability was discovered in the xsltStylePreCompute() function of libxslt. A remote attacker could possibly exploit this flaw to cause an application using libxslt to crash by tricking the application into processing a specially crafted XSLT document.(CVE-2015-7995)

- In xsltCopyText in transform.c in libxslt 1.1.33, a pointer variable isn't reset under certain circumstances. If the relevant memory area happened to be freed and reused in a certain way, a bounds check could fail and memory outside a buffer could be written to, or uninitialized data could be disclosed.(CVE-2019-18197)

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.

Solution

Update the affected libxslt packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?67c0c3ea

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 134504

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2020-1215.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 3/13/2020

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 3.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/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:H/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:huawei:euleros:libxslt, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libxslt-python, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:uvp:3.0.2.0

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: 3/13/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-7995, CVE-2016-1683, CVE-2016-1684, CVE-2019-18197