Rocky Linux 8 : libsolv (RLSA-2021:4060)

high Nessus Plugin ID 157826

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Rocky Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RLSA-2021:4060 advisory.

- Buffer overflow vulnerability in function pool_installable in src/repo.h in libsolv before 0.7.17 allows attackers to cause a Denial of Service. (CVE-2021-33928)

- Buffer overflow vulnerability in function pool_disabled_solvable in src/repo.h in libsolv before 0.7.17 allows attackers to cause a Denial of Service. (CVE-2021-33929)

- Buffer overflow vulnerability in function pool_installable_whatprovides in src/repo.h in libsolv before 0.7.17 allows attackers to cause a Denial of Service. (CVE-2021-33930)

- Buffer overflow vulnerability in function prune_to_recommended in src/policy.c in libsolv before 0.7.17 allows attackers to cause a Denial of Service. (CVE-2021-33938)

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://errata.rockylinux.org/RLSA-2021:4060

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2000699

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2000703

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2000705

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2000707

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 157826

File Name: rocky_linux_RLSA-2021-4060.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 2/9/2022

Updated: 2/14/2022

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-33938

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:libsolv, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:libsolv-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:libsolv-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:libsolv-demo, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:libsolv-demo-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:libsolv-devel, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:libsolv-tools, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:libsolv-tools-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:perl-solv, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:perl-solv-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:python3-solv, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:python3-solv-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:ruby-solv, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:ruby-solv-debuginfo, cpe:/o:rocky:linux:8

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/4/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/2/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-33928, CVE-2021-33929, CVE-2021-33930, CVE-2021-33938

RLSA: 2021:4060