RHEL 8 : Image builder components (RHSA-2024:2961)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 197784


The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update for Image builder components.


The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RHSA-2024:2961 advisory.

Image Builder is a service for building customized OS artifacts, such as VM images and OSTree commits, that uses osbuild under the hood.

Security Fix(es):

* osbuild-composer: race condition may disable GPG verification for package repositories (CVE-2024-2307)

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.

Additional Changes:

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.10 Release Notes linked from 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 this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update the RHEL Image builder components package based on the guidance in RHSA-2024:2961.

See Also







Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 197784

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2024-2961.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/23/2024

Updated: 5/23/2024

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.3


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.2

Temporal Score: 4.6

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2024-2307


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:osbuild-composer, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:osbuild-composer-core, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:osbuild-composer-worker, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/22/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/19/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2024-2307

CWE: 347

RHSA: 2024:2961