RHEL 8 : mingw-glib2 (RHSA-2021:4526)

high Nessus Plugin ID 155096

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-2021:4526 advisory.

- glib: integer overflow in g_byte_array_new_take function when called with a buffer of 4GB or more on a 64-bit platform (CVE-2021-27218)

- glib: integer overflow in g_bytes_new function on 64-bit platforms due to an implicit cast from 64 bits to 32 bits (CVE-2021-27219)

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://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/190.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/787.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-27218

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-27219

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:4526

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1929847

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1929858

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 155096

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2021-4526.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/11/2021

Updated: 11/11/2021

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-27219

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:N/I:N/A:H

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:mingw32-glib2, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:mingw32-glib2-static, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:mingw64-glib2, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:mingw64-glib2-static

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: 11/9/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/15/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-27218, CVE-2021-27219

RHSA: 2021:4526

CWE: 190, 787