Amazon Linux AMI : 389-ds-base (ALAS-2018-955)

High Nessus Plugin ID 106932


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


Remote DoS via search filters in slapi_filter_sprintf in slapd/util.c

A stack buffer overflow flaw was found in the way 389-ds-base handled certain LDAP search filters. A remote, unauthenticated attacker could potentially use this flaw to make ns-slapd crash via a specially crafted LDAP request, thus resulting in denial of service.(CVE-2017-15134)


Run 'yum update 389-ds-base' to update your system.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 106932

File Name: ala_ALAS-2018-955.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/02/22

Modified: 2018/02/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:389-ds-base, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:389-ds-base-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:389-ds-base-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:389-ds-base-libs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:389-ds-base-snmp, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/02/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-15134

ALAS: 2018-955