OracleVM 2.1 : elinks (OVMSA-2009-0030)

high Nessus Plugin ID 79468

Synopsis

The remote OracleVM host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :

- fix #235411 - CVE-2007-2027 - elinks tries to load .po files from non-absolute path

- fix #523258 - CVE-2008-7224 - entity_cache static array buffer overflow

Solution

Update the affected elinks package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?f5e8a21e

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 79468

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2009-0030.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Published: 11/26/2014

Updated: 1/14/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:elinks, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:2.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 10/19/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/13/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2027, CVE-2008-7224

CWE: 119, 134