GLSA-202101-03 : ipmitool: Multiple vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 144820

Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-202101-03 (ipmitool: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in ipmiool. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All ipmitool users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-apps/ipmitool-1.8.18_p20201004-r1'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202101-03

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 144820

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-202101-03.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 1/11/2021

Updated: 1/13/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.1

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:ipmitool, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/10/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/5/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-5208

GLSA: 202101-03