Amazon Linux AMI : httpd24 (ALAS-2018-1062)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 112090

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI 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 httpd24' to update your system.

See Also

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 112090

File Name: ala_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

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3.0

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:httpd24, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:httpd24-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:httpd24-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:httpd24-manual, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:httpd24-tools, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mod24_ldap, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mod24_md, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mod24_proxy_html, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mod24_session, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mod24_ssl, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/08/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-8011

ALAS: 2018-1062