Amazon Linux 2 : file (ALAS-2020-1452)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 138618

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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

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

Description

The do_core_note function in readelf.c in libmagic.a in file 5.33 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and application crash) via a crafted ELF file. (CVE-2018-10360)

Solution

Run 'yum update file' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/AL2/ALAS-2020-1452.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 138618

File Name: al2_ALAS-2020-1452.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/07/20

Updated: 2020/07/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/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:amazon:linux:file, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:file-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:file-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:file-libs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:file-static, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python-magic, 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: 2020/07/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/06/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-10360

ALAS: 2020-1452