Amazon Linux AMI : 389-ds-base Remote Crash Vulnerability (ALAS-2013-255)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that the 389 Directory Server did not properly
handle certain Get Effective Rights (GER) search queries when the
attribute list, which is a part of the query, included several names
using the '@' character. An attacker able to submit search queries to
the 389 Directory Server could cause it to crash.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b6c21d03

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71395 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4485