Scientific Linux Security Update : hivex on SL7.x i686/x86_64 (2021:2318)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 150479

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote Scientific Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the SLSA-2021:2318-1 advisory.

- hivex: Buffer overflow when provided invalid node key length (CVE-2021-3504)

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://www.scientificlinux.org/category/sl-errata/slsa-20212318-1

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 150479

File Name: sl_20210609_hivex_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/10/2021

Updated: 6/10/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-3504

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:hivex, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:hivex-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:hivex-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:ocaml-hivex, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:ocaml-hivex-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:perl-hivex, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:python-hivex, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:ruby-hivex

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/9/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/11/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-3504