CentOS 8 : dotnet (CESA-2019:1259)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 145596
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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-2019:1259 advisory.

- dotnet: NuGet Tampering Vulnerability (CVE-2019-0757)

- dotnet: timeouts for regular expressions are not enforced (CVE-2019-0820)

- dotnet: infinite loop in Uri.TryCreate leading to ASP.Net Core Denial of Service (CVE-2019-0980)

- dotnet: crash in IPAddress.TryCreate leading to ASP.Net Core Denial of Service (CVE-2019-0981)

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: Medium

ID: 145596

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2019-1259.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-2019-0757


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3

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

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:centos:centos:8, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:dotnet, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:dotnet-host, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:dotnet-host-fxr-2.1, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:dotnet-runtime-2.1, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:dotnet-sdk-2.1, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:dotnet-sdk-2.1.5xx

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: 5/22/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/12/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-0757, CVE-2019-0820, CVE-2019-0980, CVE-2019-0981

BID: 107285, 108207, 108232, 108245

RHSA: 2019:1259