Amazon Linux 2 : taglib (ALAS-2020-1460)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 138626


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


The TagLib::Ogg::FLAC::File::scan function in oggflacfile.cpp in TagLib 1.11.1 allows remote attackers to cause information disclosure (heap-based buffer over-read) via a crafted audio file.


Run 'yum update taglib' to update your system.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 138626

File Name: al2_ALAS-2020-1460.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/20/2020

Updated: 7/22/2020

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:taglib, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:taglib-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:taglib-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:taglib-doc, 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: 5/30/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-11439

ALAS: 2020-1460