RHEL 8 : Image Builder (RHSA-2023:2780)

high Nessus Plugin ID 176147

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2023:2780 advisory.

- In net/http in Go before 1.18.6 and 1.19.x before 1.19.1, attackers can cause a denial of service because an HTTP/2 connection can hang during closing if shutdown were preempted by a fatal error. (CVE-2022-27664)

- Reader.Read does not set a limit on the maximum size of file headers. A maliciously crafted archive could cause Read to allocate unbounded amounts of memory, potentially causing resource exhaustion or panics.
After fix, Reader.Read limits the maximum size of header blocks to 1 MiB. (CVE-2022-2879)

- Requests forwarded by ReverseProxy include the raw query parameters from the inbound request, including unparsable parameters rejected by net/http. This could permit query parameter smuggling when a Go proxy forwards a parameter with an unparsable value. After fix, ReverseProxy sanitizes the query parameters in the forwarded query when the outbound request's Form field is set after the ReverseProxy. Director function returns, indicating that the proxy has parsed the query parameters. Proxies which do not parse query parameters continue to forward the original query parameters unchanged. (CVE-2022-2880)

- Programs which compile regular expressions from untrusted sources may be vulnerable to memory exhaustion or denial of service. The parsed regexp representation is linear in the size of the input, but in some cases the constant factor can be as high as 40,000, making relatively small regexps consume much larger amounts of memory. After fix, each regexp being parsed is limited to a 256 MB memory footprint. Regular expressions whose representation would use more space than that are rejected. Normal use of regular expressions is unaffected. (CVE-2022-41715)

- An attacker can cause excessive memory growth in a Go server accepting HTTP/2 requests. HTTP/2 server connections contain a cache of HTTP header keys sent by the client. While the total number of entries in this cache is capped, an attacker sending very large keys can cause the server to allocate approximately 64 MiB per open connection. (CVE-2022-41717)

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 affected packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-2879

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-2880

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-27664

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-41715

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-41717

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2023:2780

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 176147

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2023-2780.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/20/2023

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: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-2880

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_aus:8.8, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:8.8, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:8.8, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_tus:8.8, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:osbuild-composer, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:osbuild-composer-core, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:osbuild-composer-dnf-json, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:osbuild-composer-worker, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:weldr-client

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: 5/16/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/6/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-27664, CVE-2022-2879, CVE-2022-2880, CVE-2022-41715, CVE-2022-41717

CWE: 400, 444, 770

RHSA: 2023:2780