openSUSE 15 Security Update : prosody (openSUSE-SU-2021:1173-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 152719
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Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote SUSE Linux SUSE15 host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the openSUSE-SU-2021:1173-1 advisory.

- muc.lib.lua in Prosody 0.11.0 through 0.11.9 allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information (list of admins, members, owners, and banned entities of a Multi-User chat room) in some common configurations.
(CVE-2021-37601)

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 prosody package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1188976

http://www.nessus.org/u?84aba3d9

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-37601

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 152719

File Name: openSUSE-2021-1173.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/21/2021

Updated: 8/21/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-37601

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

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:H/I:N/A:N

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:prosody, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.3

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/21/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/30/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-37601