Photon OS 4.0: Linux PHSA-2021-4.0-0023

high Nessus Plugin ID 149437

Synopsis

The remote PhotonOS host is missing multiple security updates.

Description

An update of the linux package has been released.

Solution

Update the affected Linux packages.

See Also

https://github.com/vmware/photon/wiki/Security-Updates-4.0-23.md

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 149437

File Name: PhotonOS_PHSA-2021-4_0-0023_linux.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Published: 5/12/2021

Updated: 1/17/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-3491

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:vmware:photonos:4.0, p-cpe:/a:vmware:photonos:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/PhotonOS/release, Host/PhotonOS/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/12/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/12/2021

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Linux eBPF ALU32 32-bit Invalid Bounds Tracking LPE)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-3489, CVE-2021-3490, CVE-2021-3491