Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS : bash vulnerability (USN-2363-1)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 77897

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

Tavis Ormandy discovered that the security fix for Bash included in USN-2362-1 was incomplete. An attacker could use this issue to bypass certain environment restrictions. (CVE-2014-7169).

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Solution

Update the affected bash package.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/2363-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 77897

File Name: ubuntu_USN-2363-1.nasl

Version: 1.21

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/09/26

Updated: 2019/09/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:bash, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/09/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/09/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-7169

BID: 70137

USN: 2363-1

IAVA: 2014-A-0142