Debian DLA-2873-1 : aria2 - LTS security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 156419

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Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Debian 9 host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the dla-2873 advisory.

- aria2c in aria2 1.33.1, when --log is used, can store an HTTP Basic Authentication username and password in a file, which might allow local users to obtain sensitive information by reading this file.
(CVE-2019-3500)

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

Solution

Upgrade the aria2 packages.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 1.30.0-2+deb9u1.

See Also

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=918058

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/aria2

https://www.debian.org/lts/security/2021/dla-2873

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2019-3500

https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch/aria2

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 156419

File Name: debian_DLA-2873.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/30/2021

Updated: 1/20/2022

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-3500

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:aria2, 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: 12/31/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/2/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-3500