RHEL 9 : libXpm (RHSA-2023:0383)

high Nessus Plugin ID 170470

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates for libXpm.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 9 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2023:0383 advisory.

- libXpm: Runaway loop on width of 0 and enormous height (CVE-2022-44617)

- libXpm: Infinite loop on unclosed comments (CVE-2022-46285)

- libXpm: compression commands depend on $PATH (CVE-2022-4883)

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 libXpm package based on the guidance in RHSA-2023:0383.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-4883

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-44617

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-46285

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2023:0383

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/2160092

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/2160193

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/2160213

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 170470

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2023-0383.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/24/2023

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: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 7

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-4883

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:9, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_aus:9.2, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:9.2, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:9.2, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libxpm, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libxpm-devel

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: 1/23/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/17/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-44617, CVE-2022-46285, CVE-2022-4883

CWE: 20, 426, 835

RHSA: 2023:0383