RHEL 8 : container-tools:1.0 (RHSA-2019:4273) (Ping Flood) (Reset Flood)

high Nessus Plugin ID 132235
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The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.


An update for the container-tools:1.0 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 container-tools module contains tools for working with containers, notably podman, buildah, skopeo, and runc.

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: 132235

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2019-4273.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/18/2019

Updated: 3/24/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-9512


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:buildah, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:buildah-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:container-selinux, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:containernetworking-plugins, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:containernetworking-plugins-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:containers-common, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:fuse-overlayfs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:fuse-overlayfs-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:oci-systemd-hook, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:oci-systemd-hook-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:oci-umount, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:oci-umount-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:podman, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:podman-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:podman-docker, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:runc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:runc-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:skopeo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:skopeo-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:slirp4netns, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:slirp4netns-debugsource, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8.1

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: 12/17/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/13/2019

Reference Information

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

RHSA: 2019:4273