Amazon Linux 2 : 389-ds-base (ALAS-2018-1094)
High Nessus Plugin ID 118401
SynopsisThe remote Amazon Linux 2 host is missing a security update.
DescriptionA vulnerability was discovered in 389-ds-base. The lock controlling
the error log was not correctly used when re-opening the log file in
log__error_emergency(). An attacker could send a flood of
modifications to a very large DN, which would cause slapd to
A race condition was found in the way 389-ds-base handles persistent
search, resulting in a crash if the server is under load. An anonymous
attacker could use this flaw to trigger a denial of
A double-free of a password policy structure was found in the way
slapd was handling certain errors during persistent search. A
unauthenticated attacker could use this flaw to crash Directory
A flaw was found in the 389 Directory Server that allows users to
cause a crash in the LDAP server using ldapsearch with server side
SolutionRun 'yum update 389-ds-base' to update your system.