EulerOS Virtualization 3.0.2.6 : c-ares (EulerOS-SA-2021-2882)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 156540

Synopsis

The remote EulerOS Virtualization host is missing a security update.

Description

According to the versions of the c-ares package installed, the EulerOS Virtualization installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- A flaw was found in c-ares library, where a missing input validation check of host names returned by DNS (Domain Name Servers) can lead to output of wrong hostnames which might potentially lead to Domain Hijacking. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to confidentiality and integrity as well as system availability. (CVE-2021-3672)

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 c-ares packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?326abc84

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 156540

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2021-2882.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 1/6/2022

Updated: 1/6/2022

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-3672

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 4.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:c-ares, 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: 8/13/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-3672