RHEL 6 : Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.3 (RHSA-2020:4401)

high Nessus Plugin ID 142028
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Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 6 host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RHSA-2020:4401 advisory.

- jackson-databind: FasterXML DOMDeserializer insecure entity expansion is vulnerable to XML external entity (XXE) (CVE-2020-25649)

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

Solution

Update the affected eap7-jackson-databind package.

See Also

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/611.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-25649

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:4401

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1887664

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 142028

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-4401.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/29/2020

Updated: 10/12/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, redhat_repos.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-25649

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

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:H/A:N

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:redhat:enterprise_linux:eap7-jackson-databind:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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: 10/28/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/3/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-25649

CWE: 611

RHSA: 2020:4401