Ubuntu 18.04 LTS : IPRoute vulnerability (USN-4357-1)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 136606

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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

It was discovered that IPRoute incorrectly handled certain inputs. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.

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Solution

Update the affected iproute2 package.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/4357-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 136606

File Name: ubuntu_USN-4357-1.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/05/14

Updated: 2020/09/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-20795

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 4.4

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:iproute2, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:-:lts

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/05/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/05/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-20795

USN: 4357-1