GLSA-202003-59 : libvpx: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

high Nessus Plugin ID 134967

Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-202003-59 (libvpx: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libvpx. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted media file, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application, or a Denial of Service.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All libvpx 1.7.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/libvpx-1.7.0-r1' All libvpx 1.8.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/libvpx-1.8.1'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202003-59

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 134967

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-202003-59.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 3/27/2020

Updated: 3/31/2020

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-9232

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:H/I:N/A:N

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:libvpx, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/26/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/27/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-9232, CVE-2019-9325, CVE-2019-9371, CVE-2019-9433

GLSA: 202003-59