Oracle Linux 8 : telnet (ELSA-2020-1318)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 135374

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2020:1318 :

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RHSA-2020:1318 advisory.

- telnet-server: no bounds checks in nextitem() function allows to remotely execute arbitrary code (CVE-2020-10188)

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 telnet packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2020-April/009773.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 135374

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2020-1318.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/04/10

Updated: 2020/07/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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:oracle:linux:telnet, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:telnet-server, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:8

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/04/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/03/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-10188

RHSA: 2020:1318

IAVA: 2020-A-0293