RHEL 8 : xterm (RHSA-2021:0651)

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RHSA-2021:0651 advisory.

- xterm: crash when processing combining characters (CVE-2021-27135)

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 xterm and / or xterm-resize packages.

See Also

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/787.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-27135

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:0651

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1927559

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 146803

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2021-0651.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/24/2021

Updated: 4/15/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-27135

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_aus:8.2, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:8.2, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:8.2, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_tus:8.2, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:xterm, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:xterm-resize

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: 2/24/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/10/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-27135

RHSA: 2021:0651

CWE: 787, 787