This script is Copyright (C) 2016-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
An update for 389-ds-base is now available for Red Hat Enterprise
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
389 Directory Server is an LDAP version 3 (LDAPv3) compliant server.
The base packages include the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
(LDAP) server and command-line utilities for server administration.
The following packages have been upgraded to a newer upstream version:
389-ds-base (22.214.171.124). (BZ#1270020)
Security Fix(es) :
* It was found that 389 Directory Server was vulnerable to a flaw in
which the default ACI (Access Control Instructions) could be read by
an anonymous user. This could lead to leakage of sensitive
* An information disclosure flaw was found in 389 Directory Server. A
user with no access to objects in certain LDAP sub-tree could send
LDAP ADD operations with a specific object name. The error message
returned to the user was different based on whether the target object
existed or not. (CVE-2016-4992)
* It was found that 389 Directory Server was vulnerable to a remote
password disclosure via timing attack. A remote attacker could
possibly use this flaw to retrieve directory server password after
many tries. (CVE-2016-5405)
The CVE-2016-5416 issue was discovered by Viktor Ashirov (Red Hat);
the CVE-2016-4992 issue was discovered by Petr Spacek (Red Hat) and
Martin Basti (Red Hat); and the CVE-2016-5405 issue was discovered by
William Brown (Red Hat).
Additional Changes :
For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 7.3 Release Notes linked from the References section.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.8
Public Exploit Available : true