Scientific Linux Security Update : compat-exiv2-023 on SL7.x i686/x86_64 (2021:3234)

high Nessus Plugin ID 152867

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote Scientific Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the SLSA-2021:3234-1 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-exiv2-023 and / or compat-exiv2-023-debuginfo packages.

See Also

https://www.scientificlinux.org/category/sl-errata/slsa-20213234-1

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 152867

File Name: sl_20210826_compat_exiv2_023_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/26/2021

Updated: 8/26/2021

Supported Sensors: 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:fermilab:scientific_linux, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:compat-exiv2-023, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:compat-exiv2-023-debuginfo

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/26/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/26/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-31291