RHEL 8 : xmlrpc-c (RHSA-2022:7692)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 167132

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2022:7692 advisory.

- In doProlog in xmlparse.c in Expat (aka libexpat) before 2.4.3, an integer overflow exists for m_groupSize. (CVE-2021-46143)

- addBinding in xmlparse.c in Expat (aka libexpat) before 2.4.3 has an integer overflow. (CVE-2022-22822)

- build_model in xmlparse.c in Expat (aka libexpat) before 2.4.3 has an integer overflow. (CVE-2022-22823)

- defineAttribute in xmlparse.c in Expat (aka libexpat) before 2.4.3 has an integer overflow.
(CVE-2022-22824)

- lookup in xmlparse.c in Expat (aka libexpat) before 2.4.3 has an integer overflow. (CVE-2022-22825)

- nextScaffoldPart in xmlparse.c in Expat (aka libexpat) before 2.4.3 has an integer overflow.
(CVE-2022-22826)

- storeAtts in xmlparse.c in Expat (aka libexpat) before 2.4.3 has an integer overflow. (CVE-2022-22827)

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-22827

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2022:7692

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-46143

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-22822

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-22823

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-22824

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-22825

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-22826

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 167132

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2022-7692.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/8/2022

Updated: 10/5/2023

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-22824

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/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:8, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:xmlrpc-c, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:xmlrpc-c-c%2b%2b, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:xmlrpc-c-client, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:xmlrpc-c-client%2b%2b, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:xmlrpc-c-devel

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: 11/8/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/6/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-46143, CVE-2022-22822, CVE-2022-22823, CVE-2022-22824, CVE-2022-22825, CVE-2022-22826, CVE-2022-22827

CWE: 190

RHSA: 2022:7692