CentOS 8 : container-tools:1.0 (CESA-2019:4273)

high Nessus Plugin ID 145582
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The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.


The remote CentOS Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the CESA-2019:4273 advisory.

- 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)

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 packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 145582

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2019-4273.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/29/2021

Updated: 3/23/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-9514


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

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/17/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/9/2019

Reference Information

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

RHSA: 2019:4273