CentOS 7 : gettext (CESA-2020:1138)

High Nessus Plugin ID 135346

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RHSA-2020:1138 advisory.

- gettext: double free in default_add_message in read- catalog.c (CVE-2018-18751)

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 gettext packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?74fda674

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 135346

File Name: centos_RHSA-2020-1138.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/04/10

Updated: 2020/06/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-18751

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:emacs-gettext, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:gettext, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:gettext-common-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:gettext-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:gettext-libs, cpe:/o:centos:centos:7

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/04/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/10/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-18751

RHSA: 2020:1138