EulerOS Virtualization 2.9.0 : ppp (EulerOS-SA-2023-1679)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 174816

Synopsis

The remote EulerOS Virtualization host is missing a security update.

Description

According to the versions of the ppp package installed, the EulerOS Virtualization installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in ppp. Affected is the function dumpppp of the file pppdump/pppdump.c of the component pppdump. The manipulation of the argument spkt.buf/rpkt.buf leads to improper validation of array index. The real existence of this vulnerability is still doubted at the moment. The name of the patch is a75fb7b198eed50d769c80c36629f38346882cbf. It is recommended to apply a patch to fix this issue. VDB-216198 is the identifier assigned to this vulnerability. NOTE: pppdump is not used in normal process of setting up a PPP connection, is not installed setuid-root, and is not invoked automatically in any scenario. (CVE-2022-4603)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected ppp packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?9a299a24

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 174816

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2023-1679.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 4/27/2023

Updated: 1/16/2024

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-4603

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/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: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:ppp, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:uvp:2.9.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/27/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/18/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-4603