Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.4 update for aide



Published: 2022-02-07
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-45417
CWE-ID CWE-122
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server for x86_64 - Update Services for SAP Solutions
Operating systems & Components / Operating system package or component

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server for Power LE - Update Services for SAP Solutions
Operating systems & Components / Operating system package or component

aide (Red Hat package)
Operating systems & Components / Operating system package or component

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, little endian - Extended Update Support
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems - Extended Update Support
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for x86_64 - Extended Update Support
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM 64 - Extended Update Support
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor Red Hat Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Heap-based buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU59952

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-45417

CWE-ID: CWE-122 - Heap-based Buffer Overflow

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in src/base64.h. A local user can use specially crafted file metadata, trigger heap-based 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 for x86_64 - Update Services for SAP Solutions: 8.4

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server - TUS: 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

aide (Red Hat package): before 0.16-14.el8_4.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2022:0440

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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