Rocky Linux 8 : sane-backends (RLSA-2021:1744)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 184568


The remote Rocky Linux host is missing a security update.


The remote Rocky Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RLSA-2021:1744 advisory.

- A NULL pointer dereference in sanei_epson_net_read in SANE Backends before 1.0.30 allows a malicious device connected to the same local network as the victim to cause a denial of service, aka GHSL-2020-075.

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


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 184568

File Name: rocky_linux_RLSA-2021-1744.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Published: 11/6/2023

Updated: 11/6/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-12867


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:N/A:H

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:sane-backends, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:sane-backends-daemon, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:sane-backends-daemon-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:sane-backends-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:sane-backends-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:sane-backends-devel, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:sane-backends-doc, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:sane-backends-drivers-cameras, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:sane-backends-drivers-cameras-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:sane-backends-drivers-scanners, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:sane-backends-drivers-scanners-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:sane-backends-libs, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:sane-backends-libs-debuginfo, cpe:/o:rocky:linux:8

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/18/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/1/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-12867