RHEL 7 : docker-distribution (RHSA-2017:2603)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 103039


The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.


An update for docker-distribution is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Extras.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Low. 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.

The docker-distribution package provides the tool set to support the Docker Registry version 2.

The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version:
docker-distribution (2.6.2). (BZ#1479494)

Security Fix(es) :

* It was found that docker-distribution did not properly restrict memory allocation size for a registry instance through the manifest endpoint. An attacker could send a specially crafted request that would exhaust the memory of the docker-distribution service.


Update the affected docker-distribution package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 103039

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2017-2603.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/09/08

Modified: 2018/01/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:docker-distribution, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/09/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-11468

OSVDB: 161669

RHSA: 2017:2603