Amazon Linux 2023 : libinput, libinput-devel, libinput-test (ALAS2023-2023-041)

high Nessus Plugin ID 173147


The remote Amazon Linux 2023 host is missing a security update.


It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ALAS2023-2023-041 advisory.

- A format string vulnerability was found in libinput (CVE-2022-1215)

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


Run 'dnf update libinput --releasever=2023.0.20230222 ' to update your system.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 173147

File Name: al2023_ALAS2023-2023-041.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/21/2023

Updated: 3/21/2023

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-1215


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libinput, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libinput-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libinput-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libinput-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libinput-test, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libinput-test-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libinput-utils, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libinput-utils-debuginfo, cpe:/o:amazon:linux:2023

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/17/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/2/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-1215