Scientific Linux Security Update : libvpx on SL7.x x86_64 (20201001)

high Nessus Plugin ID 141685


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Security Fix(es) :

- libvpx: Denial of service in mediaserver (CVE-2017-0393)

- libvpx: Out of bounds read in vp8_norm table (CVE-2019-9232)

- libvpx: Use-after-free in vp8_deblock() in vp8/common/postproc.c (CVE-2019-9433)

- libvpx: Out of bounds read in vp8_decode_frame in decodeframe.c (CVE-2020-0034)


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 141685

File Name: sl_20201001_libvpx_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/21/2020

Updated: 10/23/2020

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:libvpx, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:libvpx-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:libvpx-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:libvpx-utils, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/1/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/12/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-0393, CVE-2019-9232, CVE-2019-9433, CVE-2020-0034