Debian DLA-2256-1 : libtirpc security update

medium Nessus Plugin ID 137859
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Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

It was discovered that libtiprc, a transport-independent RPC library, could be used for a denial of service or possibly unspecified other impact by a stack-based buffer overflow due to a flood of crafted ICMP and UDP packets.

For Debian 8 'Jessie', this problem has been fixed in version 0.2.5-1+deb8u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your libtirpc packages.

NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Upgrade the affected libtirpc-dev, and libtirpc1 packages.

See Also

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/06/msg00027.html

https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/libtirpc

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 137859

File Name: debian_DLA-2256.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/29/2020

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.9

Temporal Score: 5.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libtirpc-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libtirpc1, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/28/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/10/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4429