Security Update for Microsoft .NET Core (November 2023) (CVE-2023-36038)

high Nessus Plugin ID 185885

Synopsis

The remote Windows host is affected by a .NET Core vulnerability

Description

The version of tested product installed on the remote host is prior to tested version. It is, therefore, affected by a denial of service as referenced in the vendor advisory.

- ASP.NET Core Denial of Service Vulnerability (CVE-2023-36038)

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

Solution

Update .NET Core, remove vulnerable packages and refer to vendor advisory.

See Also

https://github.com/dotnet/announcements/issues/286

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2023-36038

http://www.nessus.org/u?1e233323

https://dotnet.microsoft.com/en-us/download/dotnet/8.0

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 185885

File Name: smb_nt_ms23_nov_dotnet_core_cve-2023-36038.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 11/16/2023

Updated: 1/15/2024

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-36038

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:.net_core

Required KB Items: installed_sw/.NET Core Windows

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/14/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/14/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-36038

IAVA: 2023-A-0615-S