Amazon Linux 2 : containerd (ALASNITRO-ENCLAVES-2023-034)

high Nessus Plugin ID 185924

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux 2 host is missing a security update.

Description

The version of containerd installed on the remote host is prior to 1.6.6-1. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ALAS2NITRO-ENCLAVES-2023-034 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)

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

Solution

Run 'yum update containerd' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/AL2/ALASNITRO-ENCLAVES-2023-034.html

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/cve/html/CVE-2022-27664.html

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/faqs.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 185924

File Name: al2_ALASNITRO-ENCLAVES-2023-034.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/16/2023

Updated: 12/8/2023

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, 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-2022-27664

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: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:containerd, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:containerd-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:containerd-stress, cpe:/o:amazon:linux:2

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/9/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/6/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-27664

IAVB: 2023-B-0080-S