RHEL 6 : dhcp (RHSA-2021:2419)

high Nessus Plugin ID 155783

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 6 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RHSA-2021:2419 advisory.

- dhcp: stack-based buffer overflow when parsing statements with colon-separated hex digits in config or lease files in dhcpd and dhclient (CVE-2021-25217)

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/119.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-25217

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:2419

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1963258

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 155783

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2021-2419.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/2/2021

Updated: 12/2/2021

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

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-25217

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.3

Temporal Score: 2.4

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.4

Temporal Score: 6.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_els:6, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:6.0, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:dhclient, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:dhcp, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:dhcp-common, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:dhcp-devel

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: 6/15/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/26/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-25217

RHSA: 2021:2419

IAVB: 2021-B-0032

CWE: 119