Amazon Linux AMI : 389-ds-base Multiple Vulnerabilities (ALAS-2013-223)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

ns-slapd in 389 Directory Server before allows remote
attackers to cause a denial of service (server crash) via a crafted
Distinguished Name (DN) in a MOD operation request.

It was discovered that the 389 Directory Server did not properly
handle the receipt of certain MOD operations with a bogus
Distinguished Name (DN). A remote, unauthenticated attacker could use
this flaw to cause the 389 Directory Server to crash. (CVE-2013-4283)

It was discovered that the 389 Directory Server did not honor defined
attribute access controls when evaluating search filter expressions. A
remote attacker (with permission to query the Directory Server) could
use this flaw to determine the values of restricted attributes via a
series of search queries with filter conditions that used restricted

The Red Hat Directory Server before 8.2.11-13 and 389 Directory Server
do not properly restrict access to entity attributes, which allows
remote authenticated users to obtain sensitive information via a
search query for the attribute. (CVE-2013-2219)

See also :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70227 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2219