Debian DLA-2809-1 : udisks2 - LTS security update

medium Nessus Plugin ID 154936


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


The remote Debian 9 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the dla-2809 advisory.

- A vulnerability found in udisks2. This flaw allows an attacker to input a specially crafted image file/USB leading to kernel panic. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability.

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


Upgrade the udisks2 packages.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 2.1.8-1+deb9u1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 154936

File Name: debian_DLA-2809.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/5/2021

Updated: 11/27/2023

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.3

Temporal Score: 4.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-3802


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.2

Temporal Score: 3.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:gir1.2-udisks-2.0, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libudisks2-0, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libudisks2-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:udisks2, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:udisks2-doc, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/5/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/5/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-3802