Debian LTS: Security Advisory for ipmitool (DLA-2098-1)

Published: 2020-02-10 04:00:06
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'ipmitool' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the DLA-2098-1 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
Christopher Ertl found that multiple functions in ipmitool neglect proper checking of the data received from a remote LAN party, which may lead to buffer overflows and potentially to remote code execution on the ipmitool side.

Affected Versions:
'ipmitool' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Debian Linux.

Recommendations:
For Debian 8 'Jessie', this problem has been fixed in version 1.8.14-4+deb8u1. We recommend that you upgrade your ipmitool Linux Distribution Packages.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-5208

References:

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/02/msg00006.html
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/DLA-2098-1
https://bugs.debian.org/950761

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
6.5

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