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Advisories

MGASA-2022-0002 - Updated log4j packages fix security vulnerability

Publication date: 03 Jan 2022
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2022-0002.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 8
CVE: CVE-2021-44832

Apache Log4j2 is vulnerable to a remote code execution (RCE) attack where
an attacker with permission to modify the logging configuration file can
construct a malicious configuration using a JDBC Appender with a data
source referencing a JNDI URI which can execute remote code. This issue is
fixed by limiting JNDI data source names to the java protocol

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=29827
- https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2021/12/28/1
- https://lists.opensuse.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/QD3TW7GD6PF3ZSKL2TJG3Z462FFFLJND/
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-44832

SRPMS:
- 8/core/log4j-2.17.1-1.mga8

Mageia 2022-0002: log4j security update

Apache Log4j2 is vulnerable to a remote code execution (RCE) attack where an attacker with permission to modify the logging configuration file can construct a malicious configurati...

Summary

Apache Log4j2 is vulnerable to a remote code execution (RCE) attack where an attacker with permission to modify the logging configuration file can construct a malicious configuration using a JDBC Appender with a data source referencing a JNDI URI which can execute remote code. This issue is fixed by limiting JNDI data source names to the java protocol

References

- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=29827

- https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2021/12/28/1

- https://lists.opensuse.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/QD3TW7GD6PF3ZSKL2TJG3Z462FFFLJND/

- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-44832

Resolution

MGASA-2022-0002 - Updated log4j packages fix security vulnerability

SRPMS

- 8/core/log4j-2.17.1-1.mga8

Severity
Publication date: 03 Jan 2022
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2022-0002.html
Type: security
CVE: CVE-2021-44832

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