CentOS 7 : hivex (CESA-2021:2318)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 150764

Synopsis

The remote CentOS Linux host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote CentOS Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the CESA-2021:2318 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

http://www.nessus.org/u?1d5e3a0b

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/125.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 150764

File Name: centos_RHSA-2021-2318.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/14/2021

Updated: 6/14/2021

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

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: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:hivex, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:hivex-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:ocaml-hivex, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:ocaml-hivex-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:perl-hivex, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python-hivex, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:ruby-hivex, cpe:/o:centos:centos:7

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: 6/14/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/11/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-3504

RHSA: 2021:2318

CWE: 125