Oracle Linux 7 : compat-exiv2-023 (ELSA-2021-3234)

high Nessus Plugin ID 152686

Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Oracle Linux 7 host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ELSA-2021-3234 advisory.

- ** REJECT ** DO NOT USE THIS CANDIDATE NUMBER. ConsultIDs: CVE-2021-29457. Reason: This candidate is a duplicate of CVE-2021-29457. Notes: All CVE users should reference CVE-2021-29457 instead of this candidate. All references and descriptions in this candidate have been removed to prevent accidental usage. (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-exiv2-023 package.

See Also

https://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2021-3234.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 152686

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2021-3234.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/19/2021

Updated: 8/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

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 Score Source: CVE-2021-31291

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:oracle:linux:7, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:compat-exiv2-023

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/19/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/26/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-31291