Amazon Linux 2 : httpd (ALAS-2018-1062)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 112087

Synopsis

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

Description

By specially crafting HTTP requests, the mod_md challenge handler would dereference a NULL pointer and cause the child process to segfault. This could be used to DoS the server. Fixed in Apache HTTP Server 2.4.34 (Affected 2.4.33). (CVE-2018-8011)

Solution

Run 'yum update httpd' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/AL2/ALAS-2018-1062.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 112087

File Name: al2_ALAS-2018-1062.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/08/24

Modified: 2018/09/17

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:httpd, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:httpd-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:httpd-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:httpd-filesystem, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:httpd-manual, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:httpd-tools, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mod_ldap, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mod_md, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mod_proxy_html, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mod_session, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mod_ssl, 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-2018-8011

ALAS: 2018-1062