Debian DSA-4883-1 : underscore - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 148300

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

It was discovered that missing input sanitising in the template() function of the Underscore JavaScript library could result in the execution of arbitrary code.

Solution

Upgrade the underscore packages.

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 1.9.1~dfsg-1+deb10u1.

See Also

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=986171

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/underscore

https://packages.debian.org/source/buster/underscore

https://www.debian.org/security/2021/dsa-4883

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 148300

File Name: debian_DSA-4883.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/2/2021

Updated: 9/27/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-23358

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:underscore, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:10.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/1/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/29/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-23358

DSA: 4883