openSUSE 15 Security Update : python-joblib (openSUSE-SU-2022:10214-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 168157

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Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote SUSE Linux SUSE15 host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the openSUSE-SU-2022:10214-1 advisory.

- The package joblib from 0 and before 1.2.0 are vulnerable to Arbitrary Code Execution via the pre_dispatch flag in Parallel() class due to the eval() statement. (CVE-2022-21797)

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 python3-joblib package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1204232

http://www.nessus.org/u?dfaf9e2d

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-21797

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 168157

File Name: openSUSE-2022-10214-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/24/2022

Updated: 11/24/2022

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-21797

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:novell:opensuse:15.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python3-joblib:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/23/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/26/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-21797