Oracle Linux 7 : slf4j (ELSA-2018-0592)

High Nessus Plugin ID 108642

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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2018:0592 :

An update for slf4j is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

The Simple Logging Facade for Java or (SLF4J) is a simple facade for various logging APIs allowing the end-user to plug in the desired implementation at deployment time. SLF4J also allows for a gradual migration path away from Jakarta Commons Logging (JCL).

Security Fix(es) :

* slf4j: Deserialisation vulnerability in EventData constructor can allow for arbitrary code execution (CVE-2018-8088)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Red Hat would like to thank Chris McCown for reporting this issue.

Solution

Update the affected slf4j packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2018-March/007596.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 108642

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2018-0592.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/03/27

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:slf4j, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:slf4j-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:slf4j-manual, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleLinux, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2018/03/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/03/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-8088

RHSA: 2018:0592