CentOS 8 : go-toolset:rhel8 (CESA-2021:5160)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 156118


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


The remote CentOS Linux 8 host has a package installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the CESA-2021:5160 advisory.

- golang: net/http: limit growth of header canonicalization cache (CVE-2021-44716)

- golang: syscall: don't close fd 0 on ForkExec error (CVE-2021-44717)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update the affected delve package.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 156118

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2021-5160.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/16/2021

Updated: 1/20/2022

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

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-44717


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.8

Temporal Score: 4.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:centos:centos:8, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:delve

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: 12/15/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/9/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-44716, CVE-2021-44717

RHSA: 2021:5160