Debian DLA-3192-1 : lava - LTS security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 167781


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


The remote Debian 10 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the dla-3192 advisory.

- In Linaro Automated Validation Architecture (LAVA) before 2022.10, there is dynamic code execution in lava_server/ Due to improper input sanitization, an anonymous user can force the lava-server- gunicorn service to execute user-provided code on the server. (CVE-2022-42902)

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


Upgrade the lava packages.

For Debian 10 buster, this problem has been fixed in version 2019.01-5+deb10u1.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 167781

File Name: debian_DLA-3192.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/17/2022

Updated: 11/24/2022

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 6.7

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-42902


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lava, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lava-common, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lava-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lava-dispatcher, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lava-lxc-mocker, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lava-server, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lava-server-doc, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:10.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/17/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/13/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-42902