CentOS 7 : slf4j (CESA-2018:0592)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 108660
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Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

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

http://www.nessus.org/u?e52c469c

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 108660

File Name: centos_RHSA-2018-0592.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/28/2018

Updated: 12/31/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-8088

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

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: cpe:2.3:o:centos:centos:7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:centos:centos:slf4j:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:centos:centos:slf4j-javadoc:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:centos:centos:slf4j-manual:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Patch Publication Date: 3/27/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/20/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-8088

RHSA: 2018:0592