Amazon Linux 2 : 389-ds-base (ALAS-2018-1036)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 110453

Synopsis

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

Description

It was found that 389-ds-base did not properly handle long search filters with characters needing escapes, possibly leading to buffer overflows. 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-2018-1089)

Solution

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

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/AL2/ALAS-2018-1036.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 110453

File Name: al2_ALAS-2018-1036.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/06/12

Modified: 2018/06/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

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

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:2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/06/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1089

ALAS: 2018-1036