CentOS 7 : device-mapper-multipath (CESA-2022:7186)

high Nessus Plugin ID 168320


The remote CentOS Linux host is missing a security update.


The remote CentOS Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the CESA-2022:7186 advisory.

- device-mapper-multipath: Authorization bypass, multipathd daemon listens for client connections on an abstract Unix socket (CVE-2022-41974)

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


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 168320

File Name: centos_RHSA-2022-7186.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/1/2022

Updated: 12/1/2022

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-41974


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:device-mapper-multipath, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:device-mapper-multipath-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:device-mapper-multipath-libs, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:device-mapper-multipath-sysvinit, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:kpartx, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libdmmp, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libdmmp-devel, cpe:/o:centos:centos:7

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: 11/30/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/25/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-41974

RHSA: 2022:7186

CWE: 285