Oracle Linux 7 : 389-ds-base (ELSA-2015-0895)

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Synopsis :

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2015:0895 :

Updated 389-ds-base packages that fix one security issue are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Important
security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the
CVE link in the References section.

The 389 Directory Server is an LDAPv3 compliant server. The base
packages include the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
server and command-line utilities for server administration.

A flaw was found in the way Red Hat Directory Server performed
authorization of modrdn operations. An unauthenticated attacker able
to issue an ldapmodrdn call to the directory server could use this
flaw to perform unauthorized modifications of entries in the directory
server. (CVE-2015-1854)

This issue was discovered by Simo Sorce of Red Hat.

All 389-ds-base users are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which contain a backported patch to correct this issue.
After installing this update, the 389 server service will be restarted
automatically.

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2015-April/005028.html

Solution :

Update the affected 389-ds-base packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83131 ()

Bugtraq ID: 74392

CVE ID: CVE-2015-1854

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