NewStart CGSL CORE 5.05 / MAIN 5.05 : libarchive Vulnerability (NS-SA-2020-0109)

high Nessus Plugin ID 143947

Synopsis

The remote machine is affected by a vulnerability.

Description

The remote NewStart CGSL host, running version CORE 5.05 / MAIN 5.05, has libarchive packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability:

- archive_read_format_rar_read_data in archive_read_support_format_rar.c in libarchive before 3.4.0 has a use-after-free in a certain ARCHIVE_FAILED situation, related to Ppmd7_DecodeSymbol. (CVE-2019-18408)

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

Solution

Upgrade the vulnerable CGSL libarchive packages. Note that updated packages may not be available yet. Please contact ZTE for more information.

See Also

http://security.gd-linux.com/notice/NS-SA-2020-0109

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 143947

File Name: newstart_cgsl_NS-SA-2020-0109_libarchive.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 12/9/2020

Updated: 12/10/2020

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-18408

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/8/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/24/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-18408