CentOS 8 : httpd:2.4 (CESA-2022:1049)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 159220

Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote CentOS Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the CESA-2022:1049 advisory.

- httpd: Errors encountered during the discarding of request body lead to HTTP request smuggling (CVE-2022-22720)

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://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2022:1049

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 159220

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2022-1049.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/25/2022

Updated: 6/13/2022

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

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-2022-22720

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: cpe:/o:centos:centos:8, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:httpd, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:httpd-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:httpd-filesystem, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:httpd-manual, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:httpd-tools, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:mod_http2, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:mod_ldap, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:mod_md, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:mod_proxy_html, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:mod_session, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:mod_ssl

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/24/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/14/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-22720

RHSA: 2022:1049

IAVA: 2022-A-0124-S