Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : PDFResurrect vulnerability (USN-4642-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 143206

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Ubuntu 16.04 LTS host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the USN-4642-1 advisory.

- In PDFResurrect 0.12 through 0.19, get_type in pdf.c has an out-of-bounds write via a crafted PDF document. (CVE-2020-9549)

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 pdfresurrect package.

See Also

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4642-1

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 143206

File Name: ubuntu_USN-4642-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/11/24

Updated: 2020/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-9549

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:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:-:lts, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:pdfresurrect

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/11/24

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/03/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-9549

USN: 4642-1