Oracle Linux 8 : httpd:2.4 (ELSA-2019-2893) (Internal Data Buffering)

high Nessus Plugin ID 129330
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VPR Score: 4.4

Synopsis

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

Description

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2019:2893 :

An update for the httpd:2.4 module 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.

The httpd packages provide the Apache HTTP Server, a powerful, efficient, and extensible web server.

Security Fix(es) :

* HTTP/2: request for large response leads to denial of service (CVE-2019-9517)

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 httpd:2.4 packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2019-September/009209.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 129330

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2019-2893.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/25/2019

Updated: 12/23/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 4.4

CVSS v2.0

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 v3.0

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:httpd, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:httpd-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:httpd-filesystem, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:httpd-manual, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:httpd-tools, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mod_http2, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mod_ldap, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mod_md, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mod_proxy_html, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mod_session, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mod_ssl, 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: 9/24/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/13/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-9517

RHSA: 2019:2893