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CentOS: Security Advisory for ksh (CESA-2020:0515)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

CentOS Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

2 years ago

Modified

Modified

2 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'ksh' package(s) announced via the CESA-2020:0515 advisory.

Insight

Insight

KornShell (ksh) is a Unix shell developed by AT&T Bell Laboratories, which is backward-compatible with the Bourne shell (sh) and includes many features of the C shell. The most recent version is KSH-93. KornShell complies with the POSIX.2 standard (IEEE Std 1003.2-1992). Security Fix(es): * ksh: certain environment variables interpreted as arithmetic expressions on startup, leading to code injection (CVE-2019-14868) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'ksh' package(s) on CentOS 6.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Please install the updated package(s).

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)