RHEL 8 : liblouis (RHSA-2020:1708)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 143016

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2020:1708 advisory.

- liblouis: Segmentation fault in logging.c:lou_logPrint() (CVE-2018-11577)

- liblouis: Stack-based buffer overflow in function includeFile in compileTranslationTable.c (CVE-2018-11684)

- liblouis: Stack-based buffer overflow in function compileHyphenation in compileTranslationTable.c (CVE-2018-11685)

- liblouis: Stack-based buffer overflow in compileTranslationTable.c (CVE-2018-12085)

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 liblouis, liblouis-debugsource and / or python3-louis packages.

See Also

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/121.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/400.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-11577

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-11684

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-11685

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-12085

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:1708

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1585905

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1588631

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1588636

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1589940

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 143016

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-1708.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/11/18

Updated: 2020/11/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-12085

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: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/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:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_aus:8.2, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:8.2, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:8.2, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:8.4, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_tus:8.2, cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:8::appstream, cpe:/a:redhat:rhel_aus:8.2::appstream, cpe:/a:redhat:rhel_e4s:8.2::appstream, cpe:/a:redhat:rhel_eus:8.2::appstream, cpe:/a:redhat:rhel_eus:8.4::appstream, cpe:/a:redhat:rhel_tus:8.2::appstream, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:liblouis, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:liblouis-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python3-louis

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/04/28

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/05/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-11577, CVE-2018-11684, CVE-2018-11685, CVE-2018-12085

RHSA: 2020:1708

CWE: 121, 400