AlmaLinux 8 : libksba (ALSA-2023:0625)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 171360


The remote AlmaLinux host is missing a security update.


The remote AlmaLinux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ALSA-2023:0625 advisory.

- Libksba before 1.6.3 is prone to an integer overflow vulnerability in the CRL signature parser.

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 libksba and / or libksba-devel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 171360

File Name: alma_linux_ALSA-2023-0625.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Published: 2/10/2023

Updated: 2/10/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-47629


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:/o:alma:linux:8::baseos, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8::powertools, p-cpe:/a:alma:linux:libksba, p-cpe:/a:alma:linux:libksba-devel, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/7/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/20/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-47629

CWE: 190

IAVA: 2023-A-0072