Debian DLA-2979-1 : usbguard - LTS security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 159662


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-2979 advisory.

- An issue was discovered in USBGuard before 1.1.0. On systems with the usbguard-dbus daemon running, an unprivileged user could make USBGuard allow all USB devices to be connected in the future.

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


Upgrade the usbguard packages.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 0.6.2+ds1-2+deb9u1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 159662

File Name: debian_DLA-2979.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/12/2022

Updated: 4/12/2022

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.4

Temporal Score: 3.3

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-25058


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libusbguard0, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:usbguard, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:usbguard-applet-qt, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/11/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/24/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-25058