Amazon Linux AMI : apr-util (ALAS-2017-929)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Apache Portable Runtime Utility (APR-util) fails to validate the
integrity of SDBM database files used by apr_sdbm*() functions,
resulting in a possible out of bound read access. A local user with
write access to the database can make a program or process using these
functions crash, and cause a denial of service.(CVE-2017-12618)

See also :

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2017-929.html

Solution :

Run 'yum update apr-util' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 105053 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-12618

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