AlmaLinux 9 : edk2 (ALSA-2024:1075)

high Nessus Plugin ID 191636

Synopsis

The remote AlmaLinux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote AlmaLinux 9 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the ALSA-2024:1075 advisory.

- EDK2's Network Package is susceptible to a buffer overflow vulnerability via a long server ID option in DHCPv6 client. This vulnerability can be exploited by an attacker to gain unauthorized access and potentially lead to a loss of Confidentiality, Integrity and/or Availability. (CVE-2023-45230)

- EDK2's Network Package is susceptible to a buffer overflow vulnerability when processing DNS Servers option from a DHCPv6 Advertise message. This vulnerability can be exploited by an attacker to gain unauthorized access and potentially lead to a loss of Confidentiality, Integrity and/or Availability.
(CVE-2023-45234)

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://errata.almalinux.org/9/ALSA-2024-1075.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 191636

File Name: alma_linux_ALSA-2024-1075.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Published: 3/6/2024

Updated: 3/6/2024

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.3

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-45234

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:A/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:alma:linux:edk2-aarch64, p-cpe:/a:alma:linux:edk2-ovmf, p-cpe:/a:alma:linux:edk2-tools, p-cpe:/a:alma:linux:edk2-tools-doc, cpe:/o:alma:linux:9, cpe:/o:alma:linux:9::appstream, cpe:/o:alma:linux:9::baseos, cpe:/o:alma:linux:9::crb, cpe:/o:alma:linux:9::highavailability, cpe:/o:alma:linux:9::nfv, cpe:/o:alma:linux:9::realtime, cpe:/o:alma:linux:9::resilientstorage, cpe:/o:alma:linux:9::sap, cpe:/o:alma:linux:9::sap_hana, cpe:/o:alma:linux:9::supplementary

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/5/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/16/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-45230, CVE-2023-45234

CWE: 119