Oracle Linux 7 / 8 : cri-o (ELSA-2022-9229)

high Nessus Plugin ID 159016

Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Oracle Linux 7 / 8 host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ELSA-2022-9229 advisory.

- A flaw was found in CRI-O in the way it set kernel options for a pod. This issue allows anyone with rights to deploy a pod on a Kubernetes cluster that uses the CRI-O runtime to achieve a container escape and arbitrary code execution as root on the cluster node, where the malicious pod was deployed.
(CVE-2022-0811)

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 cri-o package.

See Also

https://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2022-9229.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 159016

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2022-9229.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/17/2022

Updated: 9/22/2022

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-0811

CVSS v3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:8, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:cri-o

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/18/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/16/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-0811