RHEL 7 / 8 : Red Hat JBoss Web Server 5.4.1 Security Update (Moderate) (RHSA-2021:0494)

high Nessus Plugin ID 146431
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Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 / 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2021:0494 advisory.

- tomcat: Apache Tomcat HTTP/2 Request mix-up (CVE-2020-13943)

- tomcat: HTTP/2 request header mix-up (CVE-2020-17527)

- openssl: EDIPARTYNAME NULL pointer de-reference (CVE-2020-1971)

- tomcat: Information disclosure when using NTFS file system (CVE-2021-24122)

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 packages.

See Also

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/200.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/476.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-1971

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-13943

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-17527

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-24122

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:0494

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1887648

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1903409

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1904221

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1917209

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 146431

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2021-0494.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/11/2021

Updated: 7/26/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, redhat_repos.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-17527

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.1

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: 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:H/I:N/A:N

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-admin-webapps, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-docs-webapp, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-el-3.0-api, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-jsp-2.3-api, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-lib, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-native, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-selinux, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-servlet-4.0-api, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-webapps

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: 2/11/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/14/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-1971, CVE-2020-13943, CVE-2020-17527, CVE-2021-24122

RHSA: 2021:0494

IAVA: 2021-A-0038, 2020-A-0566-S, 2021-A-0193, 2020-A-0465-S, 2020-A-0570-S

CWE: 200, 476