RHEL 7 / 8 : Red Hat JBoss Core Services Apache HTTP Server 2.4.57 (RHSA-2023:4629)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 179879


The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates for Red Hat JBoss Core Services Apache HTTP Server 2.4.57.


The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 / 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2023:4629 advisory.

Red Hat JBoss Core Services is a set of supplementary software for Red Hat JBoss middleware products. This software, such as Apache HTTP Server, is common to multiple JBoss middleware products and packaged under Red Hat JBoss Core Services, to allow for faster distribution of updates and for a more consistent update experience.

This release of Red Hat JBoss Core Services Apache HTTP Server 2.4.57 serves as a replacement for Red Hat JBoss Core Services Apache HTTP Server 2.4.51 Service Pack 2, and includes bug fixes and enhancements, which are documented in the Release Notes linked to in the References section.

Security Fix(es):

* apr-util: integer overflow/wraparound in apr_encode (CVE-2022-24963)

* httpd: mod_proxy_ajp: Possible request smuggling (CVE-2022-36760)

* httpd: mod_proxy: HTTP response splitting (CVE-2022-37436)

* mod_security: incorrect parsing of HTTP multipart requests leads to web application firewall bypass (CVE-2022-48279)

* modsecurity: lacking the complete content in FILES_TMP_CONTENT leads to web application firewall bypass (CVE-2023-24021)

* httpd: mod_proxy_uwsgi HTTP response splitting (CVE-2023-27522)

* curl: use after free in SSH sha256 fingerprint check (CVE-2023-28319)

* curl: IDN wildcard match may lead to Improper Cerificate Validation (CVE-2023-28321)

* curl: more POST-after-PUT confusion (CVE-2023-28322)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Tenable has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Red Hat Enterprise Linux security advisory.

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


Update the RHEL Red Hat JBoss Core Services Apache HTTP Server 2.4.57 package based on the guidance in RHSA-2023:4629.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 179879

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2023-4629.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/15/2023

Updated: 6/3/2024

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-24963


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbcs-httpd24-libcurl, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbcs-httpd24-mod_proxy_html, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbcs-httpd24-libcurl-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbcs-httpd24-mod_ldap, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbcs-httpd24-httpd-selinux, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbcs-httpd24-curl, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbcs-httpd24-mod_security, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbcs-httpd24-mod_ssl, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbcs-httpd24-httpd, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbcs-httpd24-httpd-manual, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbcs-httpd24-httpd-tools, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbcs-httpd24-apr-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbcs-httpd24-httpd-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbcs-httpd24-apr, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbcs-httpd24-mod_session

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: 8/15/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/10/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-24963, CVE-2022-36760, CVE-2022-37436, CVE-2022-48279, CVE-2023-24021, CVE-2023-27522, CVE-2023-28319, CVE-2023-28321, CVE-2023-28322

CWE: 113, 1389, 190, 295, 402, 416, 440, 444

RHSA: 2023:4629