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Red Hat Enterprise Linux (Pillow): New security vulnerability! Vulnerability allows code execution

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux (Pillow): New security vulnerability!  Vulnerability allows code execution

The BSI has published a current IT security advisory for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (Pillow). You can find out more about the affected operating systems and products as well as CVE numbers here on news.de.

The Federal Office for Security in Information Technology (BSI) issued a security advisory for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (Pillow) on February 9, 2024. The security vulnerability affects the Linux operating system and the Red Hat Enterprise Linux product.

The latest manufacturer recommendations regarding updates, workarounds and security patches for this vulnerability can be found here: Red Hat Security Advisory RHSA-2024:0754 (Stand: 08.02.2024).

Security Advisory for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (Pillow) – Risk: High

Risk level: 4 (high)
CVSS Base Score: 9,0
CVSS Temporal Score: 7,8
Remoteangriff: Ja

The Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is used to assess the vulnerability of computer systems. The CVSS standard makes it possible to compare potential or actual security vulnerabilities based on various metrics in order to create a priority list for taking countermeasures. The attributes “none”, “low”, “medium”, “high” and “critical” are used to determine the severity levels of a vulnerability. The Base Score evaluates the requirements for an attack (including authentication, complexity, privileges, user interaction) and its consequences. The temporal score also takes changes over time in the danger situation into account. The risk of the vulnerability discussed here is classified as “high” according to the CVSS with a base score of 9.0.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (Pillow) Bug: Vulnerability allows code execution

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) is a popular Linux distribution.

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A remote, anonymous attacker could exploit a vulnerability in Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the Pillow component to execute arbitrary code.

The vulnerability is identified with the unique CVE (Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures) identification number. CVE-2023-50447 traded.

Systems affected by the security gap at a glance

operating system
Linux

Products
Red Hat Enterprise Linux

General measures for dealing with IT security gaps

Users of the affected systems should keep them up to date. When security gaps become known, manufacturers are required to fix them as quickly as possible by developing a patch or a workaround. If security patches are available, install them promptly. For information, consult the sources listed in the next section. These often contain further information about the latest version of the software in question as well as the availability of security patches or information about workarounds. If you have any further questions or uncertainties, please contact your responsible administrator. IT security managers should regularly check when the manufacturing company makes a new security update available.

Manufacturer information on updates, patches and workarounds

Here you will find further links with information about bug reports, security fixes and workarounds.

Red Hat Security Advisory RHSA-2024:0754 vom 2024-02-08 (09.02.2024)
For more information, see:

Version history of this security alert

This is the initial version of this IT security notice for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (Pillow). This text will be updated as updates are announced. You can see the changes made using the version history below.

02/09/2024 – Initial version

+++ Editorial note: This text was generated based on current BSI data and will be updated in a data-driven manner depending on the warning situation. We accept feedback and comments at [email protected]. +++

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