Amazon Linux 2 : advancecomp (ALAS-2020-1450)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 138616
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VPR Score: 6.7


The remote Amazon Linux 2 host is missing a security update.


In AdvanceCOMP 2.1, png_compress in in advpng has an integer overflow upon encountering an invalid PNG size, which results in an attempted memcpy to write into a buffer that is too small. (There is also a heap-based buffer over-read.) (CVE-2019-9210)


Run 'yum update advancecomp' to update your system.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 138616

File Name: al2_ALAS-2020-1450.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/20/2020

Updated: 7/22/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

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 v3.0

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:advancecomp, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:advancecomp-debuginfo, cpe:/o:amazon:linux:2

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/17/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/27/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-9210

ALAS: 2020-1450