openSUSE 15 Security Update : lighttpd (openSUSE-SU-2022:10132-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 165586

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Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote SUSE Linux SUSE15 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the openSUSE-SU-2022:10132-1 advisory.

- In lighttpd 1.4.65, mod_wstunnel does not initialize a handler function pointer if an invalid HTTP request (websocket handshake) is received. It leads to null pointer dereference which crashes the server. It could be used by an external attacker to cause denial of service condition. (CVE-2022-37797)

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://bugzilla.suse.com/1203358

http://www.nessus.org/u?5a69d85a

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-37797

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 165586

File Name: openSUSE-2022-10132-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/30/2022

Updated: 12/2/2022

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-37797

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: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:lighttpd:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:lighttpd-mod_magnet:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:lighttpd-mod_rrdtool:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:lighttpd-mod_webdav:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:lighttpd-mod_authn_gssapi:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:lighttpd-mod_authn_ldap:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:lighttpd-mod_authn_pam:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:lighttpd-mod_authn_sasl:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:lighttpd-mod_maxminddb:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:lighttpd-mod_vhostdb_dbi:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:lighttpd-mod_vhostdb_ldap:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:lighttpd-mod_vhostdb_mysql:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:lighttpd-mod_vhostdb_pgsql:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:o:novell:opensuse:15.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/29/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/12/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-37797