Amazon Linux AMI : 389-ds-base (ALAS-2013-184)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description :

It was found that the 389 Directory Server did not properly restrict
access to entries when the 'nsslapd-allow-anonymous-access'
configuration setting was set to 'rootdse'. An anonymous user could
connect to the LDAP database and, if the search scope is set to BASE,
obtain access to information outside of the rootDSE. (CVE-2013-1897)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?0be14f60

Solution :

Run 'yum update 389-ds-base' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69743 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1897