Oracle Linux 6 : php-pear (ELSA-2011-1741)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 181047

Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Oracle Linux 6 host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ELSA-2011-1741 advisory.

- The installer in PEAR before 1.9.2 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the package.xml file, related to the (1) download_dir, (2) cache_dir, (3) tmp_dir, and (4) pear-build- download directories, a different vulnerability than CVE-2007-2519. (CVE-2011-1072)

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 php-pear package.

See Also

https://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2011-1741.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 181047

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2011-1741.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/7/2023

Updated: 12/14/2023

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.3

Temporal Score: 2.6

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2011-1072

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:linux:6, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:php-pear

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: 12/14/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/28/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1072