EulerOS Virtualization 3.0.6.6 : libtar (EulerOS-SA-2021-1491)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 147118
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VPR Score: 2.5

Synopsis

The remote EulerOS Virtualization host is missing a security update.

Description

According to the version of the libtar package installed, the EulerOS Virtualization installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :

- Multiple directory traversal vulnerabilities in the (1) tar_extract_glob and (2) tar_extract_all functions in libtar 1.2.20 and earlier allow remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in a crafted tar file.(CVE-2013-4420)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected libtar package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?0da2981c

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 147118

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2021-1491.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 3/4/2021

Updated: 3/8/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 2.5

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libtar, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:uvp:3.0.6.6

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/4/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4420

BID: 62955