Rocky Linux 8 : lz4 (RLSA-2021:2575)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 157834

Synopsis

The remote Rocky Linux host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Rocky Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RLSA-2021:2575 advisory.

- There's a flaw in lz4. An attacker who submits a crafted file to an application linked with lz4 may be able to trigger an integer overflow, leading to calling of memmove() on a negative size argument, causing an out-of-bounds write and/or a crash. The greatest impact of this flaw is to availability, with some potential impact to confidentiality and integrity as well. (CVE-2021-3520)

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-2021:2575

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1954559

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 157834

File Name: rocky_linux_RLSA-2021-2575.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 2/9/2022

Updated: 2/14/2022

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-3520

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:lz4, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:lz4-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:lz4-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:lz4-devel, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:lz4-libs, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:lz4-libs-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: 7/22/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/2/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-3520

RLSA: 2021:2575