Amazon Linux 2 : libsndfile (ALAS-2020-1529)

high Nessus Plugin ID 141956
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Synopsis

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

Description

The version of tested product installed on the remote host is prior to tested version. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ALAS2-2020-1529 advisory.

- An issue was discovered in libsndfile 1.0.28. There is a buffer over-read in the function i2alaw_array in alaw.c that will lead to a denial of service. (CVE-2018-19662)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Run 'yum update libsndfile' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/AL2/ALAS-2020-1529.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-19662

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 141956

File Name: al2_ALAS-2020-1529.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/28/2020

Updated: 10/28/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-19662

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libsndfile, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libsndfile-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libsndfile-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libsndfile-utils, 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: 10/22/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/29/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-19662

ALAS: 2020-1529