RHEL 7 / 8 : OpenShift Container Platform 4.4.32 packages and (RHSA-2021:0030)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 144942
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VPR Score: 6.7


The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.


The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 / 8 host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RHSA-2021:0030 advisory.

- kubernetes: compromised node could escalate to cluster level privileges (CVE-2020-8559)

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 openshift-hyperkube package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 144942

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2021-0030.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/13/2021

Updated: 3/24/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-8559

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6

Temporal Score: 4.4

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8, cpe:/a:redhat:openshift:4.4, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:openshift-hyperkube

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: 1/13/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/22/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-8559

RHSA: 2021:0030

CWE: 601