Amazon Linux 2 : openslp (ALAS-2018-1060)

High Nessus Plugin ID 112085


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


A use-after-free flaw in OpenSLP 1.x and 2.x baselines was discovered in the ProcessSrvRqst function. A failure to update a local pointer may lead to heap corruption. A remote attacker may be able to leverage this flaw to gain remote code execution.(CVE-2017-17833)


Run 'yum update openslp' to update your system.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 112085

File Name: al2_ALAS-2018-1060.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/08/24

Updated: 2018/08/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:openslp, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:openslp-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:openslp-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:openslp-server, cpe:/o:amazon:linux:2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/08/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-17833

ALAS: 2018-1060