Debian DLA-3209-1 : ini4j - LTS security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 168390


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


The remote Debian 10 host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the dla-3209 advisory.

- An issue in the fetch() method in the BasicProfile class of org.ini4j before v0.5.4 allows attackers to cause a Denial of Service (DoS) via unspecified vectors. (CVE-2022-41404)

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


Upgrade the ini4j packages.

For Debian 10 buster, this problem has been fixed in version 0.5.4-1~deb10u1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 168390

File Name: debian_DLA-3209.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/5/2022

Updated: 9/20/2023

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-41404


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libini4j-java, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:10.0

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: 11/28/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/11/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-41404