Oracle Linux 8 : nghttp2 (ELSA-2019-2692) (Data Dribble) (Resource Loop)

high Nessus Plugin ID 128655

Synopsis

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

Description

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2019:2692 :

An update for nghttp2 is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.

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.

libnghttp2 is a library implementing the Hypertext Transfer Protocol version 2 (HTTP/2) protocol in C.

Security Fix(es) :

* HTTP/2: large amount of data request leads to denial of service (CVE-2019-9511)

* HTTP/2: flood using PRIORITY frames resulting in excessive resource consumption (CVE-2019-9513)

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.

Solution

Update the affected nghttp2 packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2019-September/009136.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 128655

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2019-2692.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/11/2019

Updated: 12/27/2019

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.1

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:libnghttp2, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:libnghttp2-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:nghttp2, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:8

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/10/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/13/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-9511, CVE-2019-9513

RHSA: 2019:2692