Executive Summary

Summary
Titlelibofx: Multiple vulnerabilities
Informations
NameGLSA-201908-26First vendor Publication2019-08-31
VendorGentooLast vendor Modification2019-08-31
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevisionN/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score6.8Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score6.4Attack ComplexityMedium
Cvss Expoit Score8.6AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libofx, the worst of which could result in the arbitrary execution of code.

Background

A library to support the Open Financial eXchange XML format

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libofx. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to process a specially crafted file using an application linked against libofx, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All libofx users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/libofx-0.9.14"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2017-14731 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-14731
[ 2 ] CVE-2017-2816 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-2816
[ 3 ] CVE-2017-2920 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-2920

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201908-26

Original Source

Url : http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201908-26.xml

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
67 %CWE-119Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer
33 %CWE-125Out-of-bounds Read

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application2
Application1

Snort® IPS/IDS

DateDescription
2017-08-29TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2017-0427 attack attempt
RuleID : 44179 - Revision : 1 - Type : FILE-IMAGE
2017-08-29TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2017-0427 attack attempt
RuleID : 44178 - Revision : 1 - Type : FILE-IMAGE
2017-04-19TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2017-0317 attack attempt
RuleID : 42278 - Revision : 1 - Type : FILE-OTHER
2017-04-19TRUFFLEHUNTER TALOS-2017-0317 attack attempt
RuleID : 42277 - Revision : 1 - Type : FILE-OTHER

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2019-01-03Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2018-8a208fba70.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-04-12Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2018-1b3a73b45f.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-04-12Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2018-4a2b875d6b.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-11-27Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security update.
File : debian_DLA-1192.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-09-28Name : The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
File : freebsd_pkg_58fafeadcd13472fa9bdd0173ba1b04c.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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DateInformations
2019-08-31 17:18:33
  • First insertion