Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : gnu-patch (multiple_vulnerabilities_in_gnu_patch)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 80626


The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party software.


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

- Directory traversal vulnerability in dpkg-source in dpkg before 1.14.31 and 1.15.x allows user-assisted remote attackers to modify arbitrary files via directory traversal sequences in a patch for a source-format 3.0 package. (CVE-2010-1679)

- Directory traversal vulnerability in util.c in GNU patch 2.6.1 and earlier allows user-assisted remote attackers to create or overwrite arbitrary files via a filename that is specified with a .. (dot dot) or full pathname, a related issue to CVE-2010-1679. (CVE-2010-4651)


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 80626

File Name: solaris11_gnu-patch_20141120.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/01/19

Modified: 2015/01/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:solaris:11.2, p-cpe:/a:oracle:solaris:gnu-patch

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Solaris11/release, Host/Solaris11/pkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2014/11/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1679, CVE-2010-4651