Oracle Linux 7 : httpd (ELSA-2021-9619)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 156116

Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote Oracle Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the ELSA-2021-9619 advisory.

- Malformed requests may cause the server to dereference a NULL pointer. This issue affects Apache HTTP Server 2.4.48 and earlier. (CVE-2021-34798)

- ap_escape_quotes() may write beyond the end of a buffer when given malicious input. No included modules pass untrusted data to these functions, but third-party / external modules may. This issue affects Apache HTTP Server 2.4.48 and earlier. (CVE-2021-39275)

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://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2021-9619.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 156116

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2021-9619.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/16/2021

Updated: 1/26/2022

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-39275

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:httpd, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:httpd-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:httpd-manual, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:httpd-tools, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mod_ldap, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mod_proxy_html, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mod_session, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:mod_ssl

Required KB Items: Host/OracleLinux, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/local_checks_enabled

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/16/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/16/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-34798, CVE-2021-39275

IAVA: 2021-A-0440-S