GLSA-201403-06 : libupnp: Arbitrary code execution

critical Nessus Plugin ID 73219
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VPR Score: 7.4

Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201403-06 (libupnp: Arbitrary code execution)

Multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities have been discovered in libupnp. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All libupnp users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-libs/libupnp-1.6.18'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201403-06

https://www.tenable.com/security/research/tra-2017-10

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 73219

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201403-06.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Published: 3/27/2014

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 7.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:libupnp, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/26/2014

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Portable UPnP SDK unique_service_name() Remote Code Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5958, CVE-2012-5959, CVE-2012-5960

BID: 57602