RHEL 8 : zziplib (RHSA-2021:4316)

low Nessus Plugin ID 155216

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RHSA-2021:4316 advisory.

- zziplib: infinite loop via the return value of zzip_file_read() as used in unzzip_cat_file() (CVE-2020-18442)

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 zziplib, zziplib-devel and / or zziplib-utils packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-18442

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:4316

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1973826

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 155216

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2021-4316.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/11/2021

Updated: 9/22/2022

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 1.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-18442

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.3

Temporal Score: 2.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_aus:8.6, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:8.6, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:8.6, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_tus:8.6, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:zziplib, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:zziplib-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:zziplib-utils

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: 6/18/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-18442

RHSA: 2021:4316

CWE: 835