Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS / 20.04 LTS / 20.10 : xdg-utils vulnerability (USN-4649-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 143268

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS / 20.04 LTS / 20.10 host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the USN-4649-1 advisory. 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 xdg-utils package.

See Also

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4649-1

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 143268

File Name: ubuntu_USN-4649-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/11/26

Updated: 2020/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-27748

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:20.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:20.10, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:xdg-utils

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/11/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/11/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-27748

USN: 4649-1