CentOS 7 : httpd (CESA-2022:0143)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 157118

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote CentOS Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the CESA-2022:0143 advisory.

- httpd: mod_session: Heap overflow via a crafted SessionHeader value (CVE-2021-26691)

- httpd: NULL pointer dereference via malformed requests (CVE-2021-34798)

- httpd: Out-of-bounds write in ap_escape_quotes() via malicious input (CVE-2021-39275)

- httpd: mod_lua: Possible buffer overflow when parsing multipart content (CVE-2021-44790)

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://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/119.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/400.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/476.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/787.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?3c1968c4

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 157118

File Name: centos_RHSA-2022-0143.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/26/2022

Updated: 11/17/2023

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-44790

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:httpd, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:httpd-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:httpd-manual, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:httpd-tools, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:mod_ldap, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:mod_proxy_html, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:mod_session, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:mod_ssl, cpe:/o:centos:centos:7

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/25/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/6/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-26691, CVE-2021-34798, CVE-2021-39275, CVE-2021-44790

CWE: 119, 400, 476, 787

IAVA: 2021-A-0259-S, 2021-A-0440-S, 2021-A-0482, 2021-A-0604-S

RHSA: 2022:0143