Ubuntu: Security Advisory for yubico-piv-tool (USN-4276-1)

Published: 2020-02-12 04:00:23
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

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

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'yubico-piv-tool' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the USN-4276-1 advisory.

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

Technical Details:
It was discovered that libykpiv, a supporting library of the Yubico PIV Tool and YubiKey PIV Manager, mishandled specially crafted input. An attacker with a custom-made, malicious USB device could potentially execute arbitrary code on a computer running the Yubico PIV Tool or Yubikey PIV Manager.

Affected Versions:
'yubico-piv-tool' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Package(s).

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-2018-14779
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-14780

References:

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2020-February/005325.html

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.2

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