Ubuntu 20.04 LTS / 20.10 / 21.04 : libuv vulnerability (USN-5007-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 151443

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Ubuntu 20.04 LTS / 20.10 / 21.04 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the USN-5007-1 advisory. 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 libuv1 and / or libuv1-dev packages.

See Also

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5007-1

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 151443

File Name: ubuntu_USN-5007-1.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/7/2021

Updated: 7/21/2021

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 1.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-22918

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:20.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:20.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:21.04, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libuv1, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libuv1-dev

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/7/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/1/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-22918

USN: 5007-1