Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 16.10 / 17.04 : openldap vulnerability (USN-3307-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 100591
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Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

Karsten Heymann discovered that OpenLDAP incorrectly handled certain search requests. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause slapd to crash, resulting in a denial of service.

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Solution

Update the affected slapd package.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3307-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 100591

File Name: ubuntu_USN-3307-1.nasl

Version: 3.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/2/2017

Updated: 9/18/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:slapd, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:17.04

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/1/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/29/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-9287

USN: 3307-1