CentOS 7 : glib2 (CESA-2021:2147)

high Nessus Plugin ID 150773

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-2021:2147 advisory.

- glib: integer overflow in g_bytes_new function on 64-bit platforms due to an implicit cast from 64 bits to 32 bits (CVE-2021-27219)

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?73328d9c

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/190.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/787.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 150773

File Name: centos_RHSA-2021-2147.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

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-27219

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:glib2, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:glib2-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:glib2-doc, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:glib2-fam, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:glib2-static, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:glib2-tests, 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: 2/15/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-27219

RHSA: 2021:2147

CWE: 190, 787