Oracle Linux 8 : .NET / 5.0 (ELSA-2021-2353)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 150495


The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.


The remote Oracle Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ELSA-2021-2353 advisory.

- ASP.NET Denial of Service Vulnerability (CVE-2021-31957)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 150495

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2021-2353.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/10/2021

Updated: 12/27/2023

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-31957


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.9

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:linux:8, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:aspnetcore-runtime-5.0, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:aspnetcore-targeting-pack-5.0, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dotnet, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dotnet-apphost-pack-5.0, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dotnet-host, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dotnet-hostfxr-5.0, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dotnet-runtime-5.0, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dotnet-sdk-5.0, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dotnet-targeting-pack-5.0, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dotnet-templates-5.0, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:netstandard-targeting-pack-2.1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/10/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/8/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-31957