RHEL 7 : OpenShift Container Platform 4.1 (RHSA-2019:3265) (Ping Flood) (Reset Flood)

high Nessus Plugin ID 130418
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The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.


An update is now available for Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 4.1.

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.

Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform is Red Hat's cloud computing Kubernetes application platform solution designed for on-premise or private cloud deployments.

This advisory contains the ansible-operator, apb, containernetworking-plugins, golang-github-openshift-prometheus-alert-buffer, golang-github-prometheus-promu and openshift-eventrouter RPM packages for Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 4.1.21. These packages have been rebuilt with an updated version of Go to address the below security issues.

Security Fix(es) :

* HTTP/2: flood using PING frames results in unbounded memory growth (CVE-2019-9512)

* HTTP/2: flood using HEADERS frames results in unbounded memory growth (CVE-2019-9514)

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.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 130418

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2019-3265.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/31/2019

Updated: 12/17/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


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


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:redhat:enterprise_linux:ansible-operator, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ansible-operator-container-scripts, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ansible-operator-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:apb, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:apb-container-scripts, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:apb-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:containernetworking-plugins, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:containernetworking-plugins-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:golang-github-openshift-prometheus-alert-buffer, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:golang-github-prometheus-promu, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:openshift-eventrouter, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:openshift-eventrouter-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:prometheus-promu, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/30/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/13/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-9512, CVE-2019-9514

RHSA: 2019:3265