CentOS 6 : libX11 (CESA-2020:4946)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 142648

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote CentOS Linux host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote CentOS Linux 6 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the CESA-2020:4946 advisory.

- libX11: integer overflow leads to double free in locale handling (CVE-2020-14363)

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

Solution

Update the affected libX11, libX11-common and / or libX11-devel packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?a022f8e1

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/190.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/416.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 142648

File Name: centos_RHSA-2020-4946.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/11/09

Updated: 2020/11/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-14363

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/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:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libX11, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libX11-common, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libX11-devel, cpe:/o:centos:centos:6

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/11/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/09/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-14363

RHSA: 2020:4946

CWE: 190, 416