Amazon Linux AMI : json-c (ALAS-2020-1381)

high Nessus Plugin ID 138054
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Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

json-c through 0.14 has an integer overflow and out-of-bounds write via a large JSON file, as demonstrated by printbuf_memappend.
(CVE-2020-12762)

Solution

Run 'yum update json-c' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2020-1381.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 138054

File Name: ala_ALAS-2020-1381.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/2/2020

Updated: 7/6/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:json-c, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:json-c-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:json-c-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:json-c-doc, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/26/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/9/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-12762

ALAS: 2020-1381