Amazon Linux 2 : systemd (ALAS-2018-961)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 109129
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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux 2 host is missing a security update.

Description

Access to automounted volumes can lock up

A race condition was found in systemd. This could result in automount requests not being serviced and processes using them could hang, causing denial of service.(CVE-2018-1049)

Solution

Run 'yum update systemd' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/AL2/ALAS-2018-961.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 109129

File Name: al2_ALAS-2018-961.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/18/2018

Updated: 4/18/2018

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:amazon:linux:2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:libgudev1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:libgudev1-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:systemd:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:systemd-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:systemd-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:systemd-journal-gateway:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:systemd-libs:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:systemd-networkd:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:systemd-python:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:systemd-resolved:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:systemd-sysv:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Patch Publication Date: 2/20/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1049

ALAS: 2018-961