CentOS 8 : curl (CESA-2021:4059)

high Nessus Plugin ID 154874

Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote CentOS Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the CESA-2021:4059 advisory.

- curl: Requirement to use TLS not properly enforced for IMAP, POP3, and FTP protocols (CVE-2021-22946)

- curl: Server responses received before STARTTLS processed after TLS handshake (CVE-2021-22947)

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 packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:4059

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 154874

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2021-4059.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/3/2021

Updated: 11/3/2021

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.1

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 Score Source: CVE-2021-22946

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: cpe:/o:centos:centos:8, cpe:/o:centos:centos:8-stream, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:curl, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libcurl, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libcurl-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libcurl-minimal

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/2/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/17/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-22946, CVE-2021-22947

RHSA: 2021:4059