Oracle Linux 8 : nghttp2 (ELSA-2020-2755)

High Nessus Plugin ID 137871


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


From Red Hat Security Advisory 2020:2755 :

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RHSA-2020:2755 advisory.

- nghttp2: overly large SETTINGS frames can lead to DoS (CVE-2020-11080)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update the affected nghttp2 packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 137871

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2020-2755.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/06/29

Updated: 2020/07/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#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: CVSS:3.0/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: 2020/06/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/06/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-11080

RHSA: 2020:2755