RHEL 8 : ovmf (Unpatched Vulnerability)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 198729

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat 8 host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities that will not be patched.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 host has one or more packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities that have been acknowledged by the vendor but will not be patched.

- openssl: 0-byte record padding oracle (CVE-2019-1559)

- openssl: timing attack in RSA Decryption implementation (CVE-2022-4304)

- The OpenSSL DSA signature algorithm has been shown to be vulnerable to a timing side channel attack. An attacker could use variations in the signing algorithm to recover the private key. Fixed in OpenSSL 1.1.1a (Affected 1.1.1). Fixed in OpenSSL 1.1.0j (Affected 1.1.0-1.1.0i). Fixed in OpenSSL 1.0.2q (Affected 1.0.2-1.0.2p). (CVE-2018-0734)

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied on the package manager's report that the package is installed.

Solution

The vendor has acknowledged the vulnerabilities but no solution has been provided. Refer to the vendor for remediation guidance.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 198729

File Name: redhat_unpatched_ovmf-rhel8.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/3/2024

Updated: 6/4/2024

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-1559

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.9

Temporal Score: 5.2

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-4304

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:shim, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:openssl, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:mingw-openssl, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:compat-openssl10, 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

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/29/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-0734, CVE-2019-1559, CVE-2022-4304, CVE-2023-0215, CVE-2023-0464, CVE-2023-0465, CVE-2023-0466, CVE-2023-3446