CentOS 8 : .NET 5.0 (CESA-2021:3819)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 154272


The remote CentOS host is missing a security update.


The remote CentOS Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the CESA-2021:3819 advisory.

- dotnet: System.DirectoryServices.Protocols.LdapConnection sends credentials in plaintext if TLS handshake fails (CVE-2021-41355)

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


Update the affected packages.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 154272

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2021-3819.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/20/2021

Updated: 11/28/2023

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.9

Temporal Score: 2.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-41355


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.7

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:centos:centos:8-stream, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:dotnet-targeting-pack-5.0, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:dotnet-templates-5.0, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:dotnet-sdk-5.0, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:aspnetcore-targeting-pack-5.0, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:dotnet-hostfxr-5.0, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:dotnet-runtime-5.0, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:dotnet-apphost-pack-5.0, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:aspnetcore-runtime-5.0

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/12/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/12/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-41355

IAVA: 2021-A-0467, 2021-A-0471-S

RHSA: 2021:3819