Oracle Linux 8 : go-toolset:ol8 (ELSA-2021-5160)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 156119

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Oracle Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the ELSA-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.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2021-5160.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 156119

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2021-5160.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/16/2021

Updated: 1/20/2022

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-44717

CVSS v3

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:oracle:linux:8, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:delve, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:go-toolset, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:golang, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:golang-bin, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:golang-docs, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:golang-misc, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:golang-race, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:golang-src, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:golang-tests

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: 12/9/2021

Reference Information

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