EulerOS Virtualization 3.0.2.6 : glibc (EulerOS-SA-2021-2881)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 156498

Synopsis

The remote EulerOS Virtualization host is missing multiple security updates.

Description

According to the versions of the glibc packages installed, the EulerOS Virtualization installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- The wordexp function in the GNU C Library (aka glibc) through 2.33 may crash or read arbitrary memory in parse_param (in posix/wordexp.c) when called with an untrusted, crafted pattern, potentially resulting in a denial of service or disclosure of information. This occurs because atoi was used but strtoul should have been used to ensure correct calculations. (CVE-2021-35942)

- In librt in the GNU C Library (aka glibc) through 2.34, sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/mq_notify.c mishandles certain NOTIFY_REMOVED data, leading to a NULL pointer dereference. NOTE: this vulnerability was introduced as a side effect of the CVE-2021-33574 fix. (CVE-2021-38604)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected glibc packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?5cf6efed

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 156498

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2021-2881.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 1/6/2022

Updated: 1/6/2022

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-35942

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.1

Temporal Score: 7.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:glibc, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:glibc-common, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:glibc-devel, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:glibc-headers, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:nscd, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:uvp:3.0.2.6

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/EulerOS/release, Host/EulerOS/rpm-list, Host/EulerOS/uvp_version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/30/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/22/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-35942, CVE-2021-38604