Photon OS 1.0: Glibc PHSA-2021-1.0-0371

medium Nessus Plugin ID 147950

Synopsis

The remote PhotonOS host is missing multiple security updates.

Description

An update of the glibc package has been released.

Solution

Update the affected Linux packages.

See Also

https://github.com/vmware/photon/wiki/Security-Updates-1.0-371.md

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 147950

File Name: PhotonOS_PHSA-2021-1_0-0371_glibc.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 3/22/2021

Updated: 3/24/2021

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-27618

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:vmware:photonos:glibc, cpe:/o:vmware:photonos:1.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/16/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/26/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-27618