RHEL 7 : openslp (RHSA-2019:4240)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 132229

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

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

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Critical. 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.

OpenSLP is an open source implementation of the Service Location Protocol (SLP) which is an Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) standards track protocol and provides a framework to allow networking applications to discover the existence, location, and configuration of networked services in enterprise networks.

Security Fix(es) :

* openslp: Heap-based buffer overflow in ProcessSrvRqst() in slpd_process.c leading to remote code execution (CVE-2019-5544)

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 packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:4240

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-5544

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 132229

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2019-4240.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/18/2019

Updated: 4/25/2023

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-5544

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:openslp, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:openslp-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:openslp-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:openslp-server, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.7

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/16/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/6/2019

CISA Known Exploited Vulnerability Due Dates: 5/3/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-5544

RHSA: 2019:4240