CentOS 7 : pki-core (CESA-2021:0851)

high Nessus Plugin ID 147883


The remote CentOS Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


The remote CentOS Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the CESA-2021:0851 advisory.

- pki-core: Reflected XSS in 'path length' constraint field in CA's Agent page (CVE-2019-10146)

- pki-core/pki-kra: Reflected XSS in recoveryID search field at KRA's DRM agent page in authorize recovery tab (CVE-2019-10179)

- pki-core: Reflected XSS in getcookies?url= endpoint in CA (CVE-2019-10221)

- pki-core: KRA vulnerable to reflected XSS via the getPk12 page (CVE-2020-1721)

- pki-core: XSS in the certificate search results (CVE-2020-25715)

- pki-core: Unprivileged users can renew any certificate (CVE-2021-20179)

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: 147883

File Name: centos_RHSA-2021-0851.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/18/2021

Updated: 3/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-20179


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:pki-base, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:pki-base-java, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:pki-ca, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:pki-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:pki-kra, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:pki-server, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:pki-symkey, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:pki-tools, cpe:/o:centos:centos:7

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: 3/18/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/18/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-10146, CVE-2019-10179, CVE-2019-10221, CVE-2020-1721, CVE-2020-25715, CVE-2021-20179

RHSA: 2021:0851

CWE: 79, 863