Oracle Linux 8 : zziplib (ELSA-2021-4316)

low Nessus Plugin ID 155408

Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Oracle Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ELSA-2021-4316 advisory.

- Infinite Loop in zziplib v0.13.69 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via the return value zzip_file_read in the function unzzip_cat_file. (CVE-2020-18442)

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 zziplib, zziplib-devel and / or zziplib-utils packages.

See Also

https://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2021-4316.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 155408

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2021-4316.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/17/2021

Updated: 11/17/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 1.4

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 Score Source: CVE-2020-18442

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.3

Temporal Score: 2.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:linux:8, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:zziplib, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:zziplib-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:zziplib-utils

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/16/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/18/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-18442