SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : wavpack (SUSE-SU-2022:2681-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 163897

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Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote SUSE Linux SLED15 / SLES15 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the SUSE-SU-2022:2681-1 advisory.

- A null pointer dereference bug was found in wavpack-5.4.0 The results from the ASAN log:
AddressSanitizer:DEADLYSIGNAL ===================================================================84257==ERROR: AddressSanitizer: SEGV on unknown address 0x000000000000 (pc 0x561b47a970c6 bp 0x7fff13952fb0 sp 0x7fff1394fca0 T0) ==84257==The signal is caused by a WRITE memory access. ==84257==Hint: address points to the zero page. #0 0x561b47a970c5 in main cli/wvunpack.c:834 #1 0x7efc4f5c0082 in __libc_start_main (/lib/x86_64-linux- gnu/libc.so.6+0x24082) #2 0x561b47a945ed in _start (/usr/local/bin/wvunpack+0xa5ed) AddressSanitizer can not provide additional info. SUMMARY: AddressSanitizer: SEGV cli/wvunpack.c:834 in main ==84257==ABORTING (CVE-2022-2476)

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 libwavpack1, wavpack and / or wavpack-devel packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1201716

http://www.nessus.org/u?f23fee49

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-2476

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 163897

File Name: suse_SU-2022-2681-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/6/2022

Updated: 8/6/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-2476

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux:15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libwavpack1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:wavpack:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:wavpack-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/5/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/19/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-2476

SuSE: SUSE-SU-2022:2681-1