CentOS 8 : python38:3.8 (CESA-2021:1879)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 150032

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote CentOS Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the CESA-2021:1879 advisory.

- python: CRLF injection via HTTP request method in httplib/http.client (CVE-2020-26116)

- python-lxml: mXSS due to the use of improper parser (CVE-2020-27783)

- python: Stack-based buffer overflow in PyCArg_repr in _ctypes/callproc.c (CVE-2021-3177)

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/errata/RHSA-2021:1879

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 150032

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2021-1879.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/28/2021

Updated: 5/28/2021

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

Risk Information

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 Score Source: CVE-2021-3177

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:centos:centos:8, cpe:/o:centos:centos:8-stream, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38-Cython, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38-PyMySQL, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38-asn1crypto, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38-babel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38-cffi, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38-chardet, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38-cryptography, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38-debug, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38-idle, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38-idna, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38-jinja2, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38-libs, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38-lxml, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38-markupsafe, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38-mod_wsgi, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38-numpy, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38-numpy-doc, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38-numpy-f2py, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38-pip, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38-pip-wheel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38-ply, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38-psutil, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38-psycopg2, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38-psycopg2-doc, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38-psycopg2-tests, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38-pycparser, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38-pysocks, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38-pytz, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38-pyyaml, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38-requests, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38-rpm-macros, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38-scipy, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38-setuptools, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38-setuptools-wheel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38-six, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38-test, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38-tkinter, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38-urllib3, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38-wheel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python38-wheel-wheel

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: 7/30/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-26116, CVE-2020-27783, CVE-2021-3177

RHSA: 2021:1879