RHEL 7 / 8 : Red Hat JBoss Core Services Apache HTTP Server 2.4.51 SP1 (RHSA-2022:8840)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 168498

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates for Red Hat JBoss Core Services Apache HTTP Server 2.4.51 SP1.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 / 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2022:8840 advisory.

- The c_rehash script does not properly sanitise shell metacharacters to prevent command injection. This script is distributed by some operating systems in a manner where it is automatically executed. On such operating systems, an attacker could execute arbitrary commands with the privileges of the script. Use of the c_rehash script is considered obsolete and should be replaced by the OpenSSL rehash command line tool.
Fixed in OpenSSL 3.0.3 (Affected 3.0.0,3.0.1,3.0.2). Fixed in OpenSSL 1.1.1o (Affected 1.1.1-1.1.1n).
Fixed in OpenSSL 1.0.2ze (Affected 1.0.2-1.0.2zd). (CVE-2022-1292)

- In addition to the c_rehash shell command injection identified in CVE-2022-1292, further circumstances where the c_rehash script does not properly sanitise shell metacharacters to prevent command injection were found by code review. When the CVE-2022-1292 was fixed it was not discovered that there are other places in the script where the file names of certificates being hashed were possibly passed to a command executed through the shell. This script is distributed by some operating systems in a manner where it is automatically executed. On such operating systems, an attacker could execute arbitrary commands with the privileges of the script. Use of the c_rehash script is considered obsolete and should be replaced by the OpenSSL rehash command line tool. Fixed in OpenSSL 3.0.4 (Affected 3.0.0,3.0.1,3.0.2,3.0.3). Fixed in OpenSSL 1.1.1p (Affected 1.1.1-1.1.1o). Fixed in OpenSSL 1.0.2zf (Affected 1.0.2-1.0.2ze). (CVE-2022-2068)

- If LimitXMLRequestBody is set to allow request bodies larger than 350MB (defaults to 1M) on 32 bit systems an integer overflow happens which later causes out of bounds writes. This issue affects Apache HTTP Server 2.4.52 and earlier. (CVE-2022-22721)

- Out-of-bounds Write vulnerability in mod_sed of Apache HTTP Server allows an attacker to overwrite heap memory with possibly attacker provided data. This issue affects Apache HTTP Server 2.4 version 2.4.52 and prior versions. (CVE-2022-23943)

- Inconsistent Interpretation of HTTP Requests ('HTTP Request Smuggling') vulnerability in mod_proxy_ajp of Apache HTTP Server allows an attacker to smuggle requests to the AJP server it forwards requests to. This issue affects Apache HTTP Server Apache HTTP Server 2.4 version 2.4.53 and prior versions.
(CVE-2022-26377)

- libcurl provides the `CURLOPT_CERTINFO` option to allow applications torequest details to be returned about a server's certificate chain.Due to an erroneous function, a malicious server could make libcurl built withNSS get stuck in a never-ending busy-loop when trying to retrieve thatinformation.
(CVE-2022-27781)

- The ap_rwrite() function in Apache HTTP Server 2.4.53 and earlier may read unintended memory if an attacker can cause the server to reflect very large input using ap_rwrite() or ap_rputs(), such as with mod_luas r:puts() function. Modules compiled and distributed separately from Apache HTTP Server that use the 'ap_rputs' function and may pass it a very large (INT_MAX or larger) string must be compiled against current headers to resolve the issue. (CVE-2022-28614)

- Apache HTTP Server 2.4.53 and earlier may crash or disclose information due to a read beyond bounds in ap_strcmp_match() when provided with an extremely large input buffer. While no code distributed with the server can be coerced into such a call, third-party modules or lua scripts that use ap_strcmp_match() may hypothetically be affected. (CVE-2022-28615)

- If Apache HTTP Server 2.4.53 is configured to do transformations with mod_sed in contexts where the input to mod_sed may be very large, mod_sed may make excessively large memory allocations and trigger an abort.
(CVE-2022-30522)

- Apache HTTP Server 2.4.53 and earlier may not send the X-Forwarded-* headers to the origin server based on client side Connection header hop-by-hop mechanism. This may be used to bypass IP based authentication on the origin server/application. (CVE-2022-31813)

- curl < 7.84.0 supports chained HTTP compression algorithms, meaning that a serverresponse can be compressed multiple times and potentially with different algorithms. The number of acceptable links in this decompression chain was unbounded, allowing a malicious server to insert a virtually unlimited number of compression steps.The use of such a decompression chain could result in a malloc bomb, makingcurl end up spending enormous amounts of allocated heap memory, or trying toand returning out of memory errors. (CVE-2022-32206)

- When curl < 7.84.0 saves cookies, alt-svc and hsts data to local files, it makes the operation atomic by finalizing the operation with a rename from a temporary name to the final target file name.In that rename operation, it might accidentally *widen* the permissions for the target file, leaving the updated file accessible to more users than intended. (CVE-2022-32207)

- When curl < 7.84.0 does FTP transfers secured by krb5, it handles message verification failures wrongly.
This flaw makes it possible for a Man-In-The-Middle attack to go unnoticed and even allows it to inject data to the client. (CVE-2022-32208)

- When doing HTTP(S) transfers, libcurl might erroneously use the read callback (`CURLOPT_READFUNCTION`) to ask for data to send, even when the `CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS` option has been set, if the same handle previously was used to issue a `PUT` request which used that callback. This flaw may surprise the application and cause it to misbehave and either send off the wrong data or use memory after free or similar in the subsequent `POST` request. The problem exists in the logic for a reused handle when it is changed from a PUT to a POST. (CVE-2022-32221)

- When curl is used to retrieve and parse cookies from a HTTP(S) server, itaccepts cookies using control codes that when later are sent back to a HTTPserver might make the server return 400 responses.
Effectively allowing asister site to deny service to all siblings. (CVE-2022-35252)

- curl before 7.86.0 has a double free. If curl is told to use an HTTP proxy for a transfer with a non- HTTP(S) URL, it sets up the connection to the remote server by issuing a CONNECT request to the proxy, and then tunnels the rest of the protocol through. An HTTP proxy might refuse this request (HTTP proxies often only allow outgoing connections to specific port numbers, like 443 for HTTPS) and instead return a non-200 status code to the client. Due to flaws in the error/cleanup handling, this could trigger a double free in curl if one of the following schemes were used in the URL for the transfer: dict, gopher, gophers, ldap, ldaps, rtmp, rtmps, or telnet. The earliest affected version is 7.77.0. (CVE-2022-42915)

- In curl before 7.86.0, the HSTS check could be bypassed to trick it into staying with HTTP. Using its HSTS support, curl can be instructed to use HTTPS directly (instead of using an insecure cleartext HTTP step) even when HTTP is provided in the URL. This mechanism could be bypassed if the host name in the given URL uses IDN characters that get replaced with ASCII counterparts as part of the IDN conversion, e.g., using the character UTF-8 U+3002 (IDEOGRAPHIC FULL STOP) instead of the common ASCII full stop of U+002E (.).
The earliest affected version is 7.77.0 2021-05-26. (CVE-2022-42916)

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 RHEL Red Hat JBoss Core Services Apache HTTP Server 2.4.51 SP1 package based on the guidance in RHSA-2022:8840.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-1292

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-2068

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-22721

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-23943

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-26377

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-27781

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-28614

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-28615

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-30522

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-31813

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-32206

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-32207

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-32208

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-32221

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-35252

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-42915

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-42916

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2022:8840

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 168498

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2022-8840.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/8/2022

Updated: 1/26/2024

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-2068

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.1

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:F/RL:O/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-32221

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbcs-httpd24-curl, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbcs-httpd24-httpd, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbcs-httpd24-httpd-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbcs-httpd24-httpd-manual, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbcs-httpd24-httpd-selinux, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbcs-httpd24-httpd-tools, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbcs-httpd24-libcurl, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbcs-httpd24-libcurl-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbcs-httpd24-mod_http2, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbcs-httpd24-mod_ldap, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbcs-httpd24-mod_proxy_html, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbcs-httpd24-mod_session, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbcs-httpd24-mod_ssl, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbcs-httpd24-openssl, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbcs-httpd24-openssl-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbcs-httpd24-openssl-libs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbcs-httpd24-openssl-perl, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbcs-httpd24-openssl-static

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/8/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/14/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-1292, CVE-2022-2068, CVE-2022-22721, CVE-2022-23943, CVE-2022-26377, CVE-2022-27781, CVE-2022-28614, CVE-2022-28615, CVE-2022-30522, CVE-2022-31813, CVE-2022-32206, CVE-2022-32207, CVE-2022-32208, CVE-2022-32221, CVE-2022-35252, CVE-2022-42915, CVE-2022-42916

CWE: 125, 1286, 190, 200, 281, 319, 345, 348, 415, 440, 444, 77, 770, 787, 789, 835, 924

RHSA: 2022:8840