Debian DLA-3019-1 : admesh - LTS security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 161435

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Debian 9 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the dla-3019 advisory.

- ADMesh through 0.98.4 has a heap-based buffer over-read in stl_update_connects_remove_1 (called from stl_remove_degenerate) in connect.c in libadmesh.a. (CVE-2018-25033)

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 admesh packages.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 0.98.2-3+deb9u1.

See Also

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=1010770

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

https://www.debian.org/lts/security/2022/dla-3019

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2018-25033

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

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 161435

File Name: debian_DLA-3019.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/23/2022

Updated: 5/23/2022

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-25033

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:admesh, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libadmesh-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libadmesh1, 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: 5/23/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/8/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-25033