CentOS 8 : NetworkManager and libnma (CESA-2021:1574)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 149775

Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote CentOS Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the CESA-2021:1574 advisory.

- NetworkManager: Profile with match.path setting triggers crash (CVE-2021-20297)

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 libnma and / or libnma-devel packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:1574

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 149775

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2021-1574.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/19/2021

Updated: 6/7/2021

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-20297

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:centos:centos:8-stream, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libnma, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libnma-devel

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: 5/18/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/18/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-20297

RHSA: 2021:1574