Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 update for xstream



Published: 2021-01-20
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2020-26217
CWE ID CWE-78
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Vulnerable software
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xstream (Red Hat package)
Operating systems & Components / Operating system package or component

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, little endian
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, big endian
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Scientific Computing
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor Red Hat Inc.

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.

1) OS Command Injection

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3: 7.9 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-26217

CWE-ID: CWE-78 - Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an OS Command ('OS Command Injection')

Exploit availability: Yes

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote user to execute arbitrary shell commands on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation, when processing blacklists. A remote user can pass specially crafted data to the application and execute arbitrary OS commands on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

xstream (Red Hat package): 1.3.1-10.el7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, little endian: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, big endian: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Scientific Computing: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server: 7

CPE External links

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:0162

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.



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