Ubuntu 16.04 ESM / 20.04 LTS / 22.04 LTS / 22.10 : snapd vulnerability (USN-5753-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 168316


The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security update.


The remote Ubuntu 16.04 ESM / 20.04 LTS / 22.04 LTS / 22.10 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the USN-5753-1 advisory.

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


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 168316

File Name: ubuntu_USN-5753-1.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/1/2022

Updated: 1/17/2023

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.4

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-3328


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: cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:-:esm, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:20.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:22.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:22.10, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:golang-github-snapcore-snapd-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:golang-github-ubuntu-core-snappy-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:snap-confine, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:snapd, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:snapd-xdg-open, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:ubuntu-core-launcher, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:ubuntu-core-snapd-units, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:ubuntu-snappy, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:ubuntu-snappy-cli

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/1/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/1/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-3328

USN: 5753-1