Debian DLA-854-1 : icoutils security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 97697

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

Icoutils is a set of programs that deal with MS Windows icons and cursors. Resources such as icons and cursors can be extracted from MS Windows executable and library files with wrestool.

Three vulnerabilities has been found in these tools.

CVE-2017-6009

A buffer overflow was observed in wrestool.

CVE-2017-6010

A buffer overflow was observed in the extract_icons function. This issue can be triggered by processing a corrupted ico file and will result in an icotool crash.

CVE-2017-6011

An out-of-bounds read leading to a buffer overflow was observed icotool.

For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 0.29.1-5deb7u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your icoutils packages.

NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Upgrade the affected icoutils package.

See Also

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/03/msg00011.html

https://packages.debian.org/source/wheezy/icoutils

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 97697

File Name: debian_DLA-854.nasl

Version: 3.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/03/14

Updated: 2018/07/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icoutils, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/03/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-6009, CVE-2017-6010, CVE-2017-6011