RHEL 7 : device-mapper-multipath (RHSA-2022:7186)

high Nessus Plugin ID 166491

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RHSA-2022:7186 advisory.

- device-mapper-multipath: Authorization bypass, multipathd daemon listens for client connections on an abstract Unix socket (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-2022:7186

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/2133988

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 166491

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2022-7186.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:7, 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: 2022:7186