RHEL 8 : curl (RHSA-2021:3582)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 153525

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2021:3582 advisory.

- curl: Content not matching hash in Metalink is not being discarded (CVE-2021-22922)

- curl: Metalink download sends credentials (CVE-2021-22923)

- curl: Bad connection reuse due to flawed path name checks (CVE-2021-22924)

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-22922

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-22923

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-22924

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:3582

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1981435

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1981438

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1981460

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 153525

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2021-3582.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/21/2021

Updated: 1/23/2023

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-22924

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-22922

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_aus:8.4, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_aus:8.6, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:8.4, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:8.6, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:8.4, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:8.6, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_tus:8.4, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_tus:8.6, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:curl, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libcurl, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libcurl-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libcurl-minimal

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: 9/21/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/24/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-22922, CVE-2021-22923, CVE-2021-22924

RHSA: 2021:3582

IAVA: 2021-A-0352-S

CWE: 20, 295, 522