Oracle Linux 8 : libXpm (ELSA-2023-0379)

high Nessus Plugin ID 170517


The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


The remote Oracle Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the ELSA-2023-0379 advisory.

- libXpm: compression commands depend on $PATH (CVE-2022-4883)

- libXpm: Infinite loop on unclosed comments (CVE-2022-46285)

- libXpm: Runaway loop on width of 0 and enormous height (CVE-2022-44617)

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


Update the affected libXpm and / or libXpm-devel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 170517

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2023-0379.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/24/2023

Updated: 9/15/2023

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 7

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-4883


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:linux:8, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:libxpm, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:libxpm-devel

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/OracleLinux

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/24/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/17/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-44617, CVE-2022-46285, CVE-2022-4883