Oracle Linux 8 : ol8addon (ELSA-2022-24267)

high Nessus Plugin ID 168151

Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote Oracle Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the ELSA-2022-24267 advisory.

- Uncontrolled recursion in the Parse functions in go/parser before Go 1.17.12 and Go 1.18.4 allow an attacker to cause a panic due to stack exhaustion via deeply nested types or declarations. (CVE-2022-1962)

- Requests forwarded by ReverseProxy include the raw query parameters from the inbound request, including unparseable parameters rejected by net/http. This could permit query parameter smuggling when a Go proxy forwards a parameter with an unparseable value. After fix, ReverseProxy sanitizes the query parameters in the forwarded query when the outbound request's Form field is set after the ReverseProxy. Director function returns, indicating that the proxy has parsed the query parameters. Proxies which do not parse query parameters continue to forward the original query parameters unchanged. (CVE-2022-2880)

- Reader.Read does not set a limit on the maximum size of file headers. A maliciously crafted archive could cause Read to allocate unbounded amounts of memory, potentially causing resource exhaustion or panics.
After fix, Reader.Read limits the maximum size of header blocks to 1 MiB. (CVE-2022-2879)

- In Decoder.Skip in encoding/xml in Go before 1.17.12 and 1.18.x before 1.18.4, stack exhaustion and a panic can occur via a deeply nested XML document. (CVE-2022-28131)

- Programs which compile regular expressions from untrusted sources may be vulnerable to memory exhaustion or denial of service. The parsed regexp representation is linear in the size of the input, but in some cases the constant factor can be as high as 40,000, making relatively small regexps consume much larger amounts of memory. After fix, each regexp being parsed is limited to a 256 MB memory footprint. Regular expressions whose representation would use more space than that are rejected. Normal use of regular expressions is unaffected. (CVE-2022-41715)

- Uncontrolled recursion in Unmarshal in encoding/xml before Go 1.17.12 and Go 1.18.4 allows an attacker to cause a panic due to stack exhaustion via unmarshalling an XML document into a Go struct which has a nested field that uses the 'any' field tag. (CVE-2022-30633)

- In net/http in Go before 1.18.6 and 1.19.x before 1.19.1, attackers can cause a denial of service because an HTTP/2 connection can hang during closing if shutdown were preempted by a fatal error. (CVE-2022-27664)

- Acceptance of some invalid Transfer-Encoding headers in the HTTP/1 client in net/http before Go 1.17.12 and Go 1.18.4 allows HTTP request smuggling if combined with an intermediate server that also improperly fails to reject the header as invalid. (CVE-2022-1705)

- Uncontrolled recursion in Reader.Read in compress/gzip before Go 1.17.12 and Go 1.18.4 allows an attacker to cause a panic due to stack exhaustion via an archive containing a large number of concatenated 0-length compressed files. (CVE-2022-30631)

- Improper exposure of client IP addresses in net/http before Go 1.17.12 and Go 1.18.4 can be triggered by calling httputil.ReverseProxy.ServeHTTP with a Request.Header map containing a nil value for the X-Forwarded-For header, which causes ReverseProxy to set the client IP as the value of the X-Forwarded-For header. (CVE-2022-32148)

- JoinPath and URL.JoinPath do not remove ../ path elements appended to a relative path. For example, JoinPath(https://go.dev, ../go) returns the URL https://go.dev/../go, despite the JoinPath documentation stating that ../ path elements are removed from the result. (CVE-2022-32190)

- A too-short encoded message can cause a panic in Float.GobDecode and Rat GobDecode in math/big in Go before 1.17.13 and 1.18.5, potentially allowing a denial of service. (CVE-2022-32189)

- Uncontrolled recursion in Glob in io/fs before Go 1.17.12 and Go 1.18.4 allows an attacker to cause a panic due to stack exhaustion via a path which contains a large number of path separators.
(CVE-2022-30630)

- Uncontrolled recursion in Glob in path/filepath before Go 1.17.12 and Go 1.18.4 allows an attacker to cause a panic due to stack exhaustion via a path containing a large number of path separators.
(CVE-2022-30632)

- Due to unsanitized NUL values, attackers may be able to maliciously set environment variables on Windows.
In syscall.StartProcess and os/exec.Cmd, invalid environment variable values containing NUL values are not properly checked for. A malicious environment variable value can exploit this behavior to set a value for a different environment variable. For example, the environment variable string A=B\x00C=D sets the variables A=B and C=D. (CVE-2022-41716)

- Uncontrolled recursion in Decoder.Decode in encoding/gob before Go 1.17.12 and Go 1.18.4 allows an attacker to cause a panic due to stack exhaustion via a message which contains deeply nested structures.
(CVE-2022-30635)

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://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2022-24267.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 168151

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2022-24267.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/23/2022

Updated: 11/30/2022

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.1

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-41716

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:linux:8, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:delve, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:go-toolset, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:golang, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:golang-bin, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:golang-docs, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:golang-misc, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:golang-race, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:golang-src, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:golang-tests

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/23/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/13/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-1705, CVE-2022-1962, CVE-2022-2879, CVE-2022-2880, CVE-2022-27664, CVE-2022-28131, CVE-2022-30630, CVE-2022-30631, CVE-2022-30632, CVE-2022-30633, CVE-2022-30635, CVE-2022-32148, CVE-2022-32189, CVE-2022-32190, CVE-2022-41715, CVE-2022-41716

IAVB: 2022-B-0042-S, 2022-B-0046, 2022-B-0025-S