Fedora 31 : lout (2020-88fb82d1cd)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 142193
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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Add lout-3.40-cve.patch from https://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/lout-users/2020-10/msg00013.html fixing rhbz#1787383 and rhbz#1787386 (CVE-2019-19918 and CVE-2019-19917), two buffer overflows.

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Solution

Update the affected lout package.

See Also

https://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/lout-users/2020-10/msg00013.html

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2020-88fb82d1cd

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 142193

File Name: fedora_2020-88fb82d1cd.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/2/2020

Updated: 11/6/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:31:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:fedoraproject:fedora:lout:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/31/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/20/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-19917, CVE-2019-19918