RHEL 8 : libraw (Unpatched Vulnerability)

high Nessus Plugin ID 198997


The remote Red Hat 8 host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities that will not be patched.


The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 host has one or more packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities that have been acknowledged by the vendor but will not be patched.

- LibRaw: Out-of-bounds read in X3F property table list functionality in libraw_x3f.cpp and libraw_cxx.cpp (CVE-2018-10529)

- LibRaw::raw2image in libraw_cxx.cpp in LibRaw 0.19.1 has a NULL pointer dereference. (CVE-2018-20363)

- LibRaw::copy_bayer in libraw_cxx.cpp in LibRaw 0.19.1 has a NULL pointer dereference. (CVE-2018-20364)

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied on the package manager's report that the package is installed.


The vendor has acknowledged the vulnerabilities but no solution has been provided. Refer to the vendor for remediation guidance.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 198997

File Name: redhat_unpatched_libraw-rhel8.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/3/2024

Updated: 6/3/2024

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-10529


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libraw, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/29/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-10529, CVE-2018-20363, CVE-2018-20364, CVE-2018-20365, CVE-2018-5813, CVE-2020-22628, CVE-2020-35534, CVE-2023-1729