CentOS 8 : xmlrpc-c (CESA-2022:7692)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 167133


The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.


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

- expat: Integer overflow in doProlog in xmlparse.c (CVE-2021-46143)

- expat: Integer overflow in addBinding in xmlparse.c (CVE-2022-22822)

- expat: Integer overflow in build_model in xmlparse.c (CVE-2022-22823)

- expat: Integer overflow in defineAttribute in xmlparse.c (CVE-2022-22824)

- expat: Integer overflow in lookup in xmlparse.c (CVE-2022-22825)

- expat: Integer overflow in nextScaffoldPart in xmlparse.c (CVE-2022-22826)

- expat: Integer overflow in storeAtts in xmlparse.c (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.


Update the affected packages.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 167133

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2022-7692.nasl

Version: 1.3

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


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


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:centos:centos:8-stream, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:xmlrpc-c, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:xmlrpc-c-c%2b%2b, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:xmlrpc-c-client, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:xmlrpc-c-client%2b%2b, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:xmlrpc-c-devel

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/CentOS/release, Host/CentOS/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

RHSA: 2022:7692