Debian DSA-4800-1 : libproxy - security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 143313

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Two vulnerabilities were discovered in libproxy, an automatic proxy configuration management library, which could result in denial of service, or possibly, execution of arbitrary code.

Solution

Upgrade the libproxy packages.

For the stable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in version 0.4.15-5+deb10u1.

See Also

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=968366

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=971394

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/libproxy

https://packages.debian.org/source/buster/libproxy

https://www.debian.org/security/2020/dsa-4800

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 143313

File Name: debian_DSA-4800.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/11/30

Updated: 2020/12/02

Dependencies: 12634

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: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/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:debian:debian_linux:libproxy, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:10.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/11/28

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/09/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-25219, CVE-2020-26154

DSA: 4800