Ubuntu 18.04 ESM / 20.04 LTS / 22.04 LTS / 23.10 : amanda vulnerability (USN-6614-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 189777


The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security update.


The remote Ubuntu 18.04 ESM / 20.04 LTS / 22.04 LTS / 23.10 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the USN-6614-1 advisory.

- AMANDA (Advanced Maryland Automatic Network Disk Archiver) before tag-community-3.5.4 mishandles argument checking for runtar.c, a different vulnerability than CVE-2022-37705. (CVE-2023-30577)

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 amanda-client, amanda-common and / or amanda-server packages.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 189777

File Name: ubuntu_USN-6614-1.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/30/2024

Updated: 1/30/2024

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-30577


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7

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:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:-:esm, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:20.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:22.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:23.10, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:amanda-client, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:amanda-common, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:amanda-server

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: 1/30/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/26/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-30577

USN: 6614-1