RHEL 7 : xstream (RHSA-2021:1354)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 148982
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Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2021:1354 advisory.

- XStream: Unsafe deserizaliation of javax.sql.rowset.BaseRowSet (CVE-2021-21344)

- XStream: Unsafe deserizaliation of com.sun.corba.se.impl.activation.ServerTableEntry (CVE-2021-21345)

- XStream: Unsafe deserizaliation of sun.swing.SwingLazyValue (CVE-2021-21346)

- XStream: Unsafe deserizaliation of com.sun.tools.javac.processing.JavacProcessingEnvironment NameProcessIterator (CVE-2021-21347)

- XStream: Unsafe deserizaliation of com.sun.org.apache.bcel.internal.util.ClassLoader (CVE-2021-21350)

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 xstream and / or xstream-javadoc packages.

See Also

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/94.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/434.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/502.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-21344

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-21345

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-21346

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-21347

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-21350

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:1354

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1942554

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1942558

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1942578

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1942629

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1942637

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 148982

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2021-1354.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/26/2021

Updated: 10/7/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, redhat_repos.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-21350

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

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

Risk Factor: Critical

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:enterprise_linux:7, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:xstream, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:xstream-javadoc

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: 4/26/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/23/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-21344, CVE-2021-21345, CVE-2021-21346, CVE-2021-21347, CVE-2021-21350

RHSA: 2021:1354

CWE: 94, 434, 502