CentOS 8 : wavpack (CESA-2020:1581)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 145884
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VPR Score: 3.6


The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.


The remote CentOS Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the CESA-2020:1581 advisory.

- wawpack: Infinite loop in WavpackPackInit function lead to DoS (CVE-2018-19840)

- wawpack: Out-of-bounds read in WavpackVerifySingleBlock function leads to DoS (CVE-2018-19841)

- wavpack: Divide by zero in ParseDsdiffHeaderConfig leads to crash (CVE-2019-1010315)

- wavpack: Use of uninitialized variable in ParseCaffHeaderConfig leads to DoS (CVE-2019-1010317)

- wavpack: Use of uninitialized variable in ParseWave64HeaderConfig leads to DoS (CVE-2019-1010319)

- wavpack: Use of uninitialized variable in WavpackSetConfiguration64 leads to DoS (CVE-2019-11498)

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


Update the affected wavpack and / or wavpack-devel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 145884

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2020-1581.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/1/2021

Updated: 3/23/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-11498

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:centos:centos:8, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:wavpack, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:wavpack-devel

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/28/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/4/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-19840, CVE-2018-19841, CVE-2019-11498, CVE-2019-1010315, CVE-2019-1010317, CVE-2019-1010319

BID: 109268

RHSA: 2020:1581