Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : libwebp vulnerabilities (USN-4971-2)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 150492

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Ubuntu 16.04 LTS host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the USN-4971-2 advisory.

- A flaw was found in libwebp in versions before 1.0.1. An out-of-bounds read was found in function WebPMuxCreateInternal. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and to the service availability. (CVE-2018-25009, CVE-2018-25012)

- A flaw was found in libwebp in versions before 1.0.1. An out-of-bounds read was found in function ApplyFilter. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and to the service availability. (CVE-2018-25010)

- A flaw was found in libwebp in versions before 1.0.1. A heap-based buffer overflow was found in PutLE16().
The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and integrity as well as system availability. (CVE-2018-25011)

- A flaw was found in libwebp in versions before 1.0.1. An out-of-bounds read was found in function ShiftBytes. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and to the service availability. (CVE-2018-25013)

- A flaw was found in libwebp in versions before 1.0.1. An unitialized variable is used in function ReadSymbol. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and integrity as well as system availability. (CVE-2018-25014)

- A flaw was found in libwebp in versions before 1.0.1. A heap-based buffer overflow in function WebPDecodeRGBInto is possible due to an invalid check for buffer size. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and integrity as well as system availability. (CVE-2020-36328)

- A flaw was found in libwebp in versions before 1.0.1. A use-after-free was found due to a thread being killed too early. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and integrity as well as system availability. (CVE-2020-36329)

- A flaw was found in libwebp in versions before 1.0.1. An out-of-bounds read was found in function ChunkVerifyAndAssign. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and to the service availability. (CVE-2020-36330)

- A flaw was found in libwebp in versions before 1.0.1. An out-of-bounds read was found in function ChunkAssignData. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and to the service availability. (CVE-2020-36331)

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

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4971-2

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 150492

File Name: ubuntu_USN-4971-2.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/10/2021

Updated: 6/10/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-36329

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:-:lts, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libwebp-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libwebp5, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libwebpdemux1, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libwebpmux1, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:webp

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/10/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/21/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-25009, CVE-2018-25010, CVE-2018-25011, CVE-2018-25012, CVE-2018-25013, CVE-2018-25014, CVE-2020-36328, CVE-2020-36329, CVE-2020-36330, CVE-2020-36331

USN: 4971-2