RHEL 9 : device-mapper-multipath (RHSA-2022:7185)

high Nessus Plugin ID 166463

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 9 host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RHSA-2022:7185 advisory.

- multipath-tools 0.7.0 through 0.9.x before 0.9.2 allows local users to obtain root access, as exploited alone or in conjunction with CVE-2022-41973. Local users able to write to UNIX domain sockets can bypass access controls and manipulate the multipath setup. This can lead to local privilege escalation to root.
This occurs because an attacker can repeat a keyword, which is mishandled because arithmetic ADD is used instead of bitwise OR. (CVE-2022-41974)

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 device-mapper-multipath package.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-41974

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2022:7185

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 166463

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2022-7185.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/25/2022

Updated: 5/25/2023

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-41974

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:9, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_aus:9.2, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:9.0, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:9.2, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:9.0, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:9.2, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:device-mapper-multipath

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/25/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/25/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-41974

CWE: 285

RHSA: 2022:7185