Photon OS 3.0: Consul PHSA-2021-3.0-0346

high Nessus Plugin ID 156587


The remote PhotonOS host is missing multiple security updates.


An update of the consul package has been released.

- HashiCorp Consul Enterprise before 1.8.17, 1.9.x before 1.9.11, and 1.10.x before 1.10.4 has Incorrect Access Control. An ACL token (with the default operator:write permissions) in one namespace can be used for unintended privilege escalation in a different namespace. (CVE-2021-41805)


Update the affected Linux packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 156587

File Name: PhotonOS_PHSA-2021-3_0-0346_consul.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 1/10/2022

Updated: 1/24/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-41805


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:vmware:photonos:consul, cpe:/o:vmware:photonos:3.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/31/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/12/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-41805