Scientific Linux Security Update : aide on SL7.x x86_64 (2022:0473)

high Nessus Plugin ID 157859

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Scientific Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the SLSA-2022:0473-1 advisory.

- aide: heap-based buffer overflow on outputs larger than B64_BUF (CVE-2021-45417)

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 aide and / or aide-debuginfo packages.

See Also

https://www.scientificlinux.org/category/sl-errata/slsa-2022473-1

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 157859

File Name: sl_20220208_aide_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/9/2022

Updated: 2/9/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-45417

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:aide, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:aide-debuginfo

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/8/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/20/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-45417