RHEL 7 : flatpak (RHSA-2021:1002)

high Nessus Plugin ID 148215

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RHSA-2021:1002 advisory.

- flatpak: file forwarding feature can be used to gain unprivileged access to files (CVE-2021-21381)

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://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-21381

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:1002

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1936985

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 148215

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2021-1002.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/29/2021

Updated: 9/22/2022

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.1

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-21381

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.2

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:flatpak, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:flatpak-builder, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:flatpak-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:flatpak-libs

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: 3/29/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/10/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-21381

RHSA: 2021:1002

CWE: 284