Oracle Linux 7 : 389-ds-base (ELSA-2018-3127)

High Nessus Plugin ID 118774

Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2018:3127 :

An update for 389-ds-base is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

389 Directory Server is an LDAP version 3 (LDAPv3) compliant server.
The base packages include the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) server and command-line utilities for server administration.

The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version:
389-ds-base (1.3.8.4). (BZ#1560653)

Security Fix(es) :

* 389-ds-base: Mishandled search requests in servers/slapd/search.c:do_search () allows for denial of service (CVE-2018-14648)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Additional Changes :

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6 Release Notes linked from the References section.

Solution

Update the affected 389-ds-base packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2018-November/008202.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118774

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2018-3127.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/11/07

Modified: 2018/11/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:389-ds-base, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:389-ds-base-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:389-ds-base-libs, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:389-ds-base-snmp, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/11/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-14648

RHSA: 2018:3127