Ubuntu 16.04 ESM / 18.04 LTS / 20.04 LTS / 22.04 LTS / 23.04 : snapd vulnerability (USN-6125-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 176501

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Ubuntu 16.04 ESM / 18.04 LTS / 20.04 LTS / 22.04 LTS host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the USN-6125-1 advisory.

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

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6125-1

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 176501

File Name: ubuntu_USN-6125-1.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/31/2023

Updated: 12/5/2023

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.1

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-1523

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: 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, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:-:esm, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:20.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:22.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:23.04, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:golang-github-snapcore-snapd-dev

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/31/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/31/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-1523

USN: 6125-1