CentOS 8 : edk2 (CESA-2021:2591)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 151364

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Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote CentOS Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the CESA-2021:2591 advisory.

- edk2: possible heap corruption with LzmaUefiDecompressGetInfo (CVE-2021-28211)

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 edk2-aarch64 and / or edk2-ovmf packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:2591

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 151364

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2021-2591.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/3/2021

Updated: 7/3/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-28211

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.7

Temporal Score: 5.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/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, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:edk2-aarch64, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:edk2-ovmf

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: 6/29/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/11/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-28211

RHSA: 2021:2591