Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.4 update for httpd mod_lua



Published: 2022-01-25
Risk Critical
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-44790
CWE-ID CWE-119
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server - Update Services for SAP Solutions
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (for IBM Power LE) - Update Services for SAP Solutions
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server - TUS
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, little endian - Extended Update Support
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems - Extended Update Support
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server - AUS
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux for x86_64 - Extended Update Support
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM 64 - Extended Update Support
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM 64
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

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

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for x86_64
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor Red Hat Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one critical risk vulnerability.

1) Buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU59056

Risk: Critical

CVSSv3.1: 8.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-44790

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when parsing multipart content in mod_lua. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request to the affected web server, trigger buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code 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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server - Update Services for SAP Solutions: 8.4

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (for IBM Power LE) - Update Services for SAP Solutions: 8.4

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server - TUS: 8.2 - 8.4

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, little endian - Extended Update Support: 8.4

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems - Extended Update Support: 8.4

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server - AUS: 8.4

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for x86_64 - Extended Update Support: 8.4

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM 64 - Extended Update Support: 8.4

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM 64: 8

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, little endian: 8

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems: 8

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for x86_64: 8.0


CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2022:0258

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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