Multiple vulnerabilities in Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 4.10



Published: 2022-03-21
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE-ID CVE-2021-44717
CVE-2021-44716
CWE-ID CWE-400
CWE-20
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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openshift-ansible (Red Hat package)
Operating systems & Components / Operating system package or component

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

openshift-clients (Red Hat package)
Operating systems & Components / Operating system package or component

containernetworking-plugins (Red Hat package)
Operating systems & Components / Operating system package or component

Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform
Client/Desktop applications / Software for system administration

Vendor Red Hat Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 2 vulnerabilities.

1) Resource exhaustion

EUVDB-ID: #VU59042

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-44717

CWE-ID: CWE-400 - Uncontrolled Resource Consumption ('Resource Exhaustion')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to application does not properly control consumption of internal resources when processing HTTP/2 requests. A remote attacker can send multiple HTTP/2 requests to the server and exhaust all available memory resources.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

openshift-ansible (Red Hat package): 4.10.0-202202110258.p0.g25af5a6.assembly.stream.el7

runc (Red Hat package): 1.1.0-1.rhaos4.10.el8

openshift-clients (Red Hat package): 4.10.0-202202160023.p0.gf93da17.assembly.stream.el7 - 4.10.0-202202160023.p0.gf93da17.assembly.stream.el8

containernetworking-plugins (Red Hat package): 0.9.1-1.rhaos4.10.el8

Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform: 4.10 - 4.10.4


CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2022:0927

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

2) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU58824

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-44716

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted input to the application and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

openshift-ansible (Red Hat package): 4.10.0-202202110258.p0.g25af5a6.assembly.stream.el7

runc (Red Hat package): 1.1.0-1.rhaos4.10.el8

openshift-clients (Red Hat package): 4.10.0-202202160023.p0.gf93da17.assembly.stream.el7 - 4.10.0-202202160023.p0.gf93da17.assembly.stream.el8

containernetworking-plugins (Red Hat package): 0.9.1-1.rhaos4.10.el8

Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform: 4.10 - 4.10.4


CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2022:0927

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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