RHEL 8 : compat-exiv2-026 (RHSA-2021:3153)

high Nessus Plugin ID 152606

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RHSA-2021:3153 advisory.

- exiv2: Heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability in jp2image.cpp (CVE-2021-31291)

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 compat-exiv2-026 package.

See Also

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

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-31291

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:3153

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1990327

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 152606

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2021-3153.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/16/2021

Updated: 10/7/2021

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

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-31291

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_aus:8.4, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:8.4, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:8.4, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_tus:8.4, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:compat-exiv2-026

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/16/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/26/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-31291

RHSA: 2021:3153

CWE: 787