Amazon Linux 2 : doxygen (ALAS-2020-1508)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 141957
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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 ALAS2-2020-1508 advisory.

- Insufficient sanitization of the query parameter in templates/html/search_opensearch.php could lead to reflected cross-site scripting or iframe injection. (CVE-2016-10245)

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 doxygen' to update your system.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-10245

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/AL2/ALAS-2020-1508.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 141957

File Name: al2_ALAS-2020-1508.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-2016-10245

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:amazon:linux:2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:doxygen:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:doxygen-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:doxygen-latex:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:doxygen-doxywizard:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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: 5/24/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10245

BID: 108476

ALAS: 2020-1508