RHEL 9 : libwebp (RHSA-2023:5214)

high Nessus Plugin ID 181606

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 9 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2023:5214 advisory.

- libwebp: Heap buffer overflow in WebP Codec (CVE-2023-4863)

- libwebp: out-of-bounds write with a specially crafted WebP lossless file (CVE-2023-5129)

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 libwebp package based on the guidance in RHSA-2023:5214.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?b50eb145

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2023:5214

https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2238431

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 181606

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2023-5214.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/19/2023

Updated: 4/29/2024

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.8

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-4863

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:9, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libwebp, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libwebp-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libwebp-tools

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: 9/19/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/12/2023

CISA Known Exploited Vulnerability Due Dates: 10/4/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-4863, CVE-2023-5129

CWE: 122

RHSA: 2023:5214