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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 109129


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


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)


Run 'yum update systemd' to update your system.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 109129

File Name: al2_ALAS-2018-961.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/04/18

Updated: 2018/04/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/02/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1049

ALAS: 2018-961