Amazon Linux AMI : 389-ds-base (ALAS-2018-1106)

High Nessus Plugin ID 119465

Synopsis

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

Description

It was found that a specially crafted search query could lead to excessive CPU consumption in the do_search() function. An unauthenticated attacker could use this flaw to provoke a denial of service.(CVE-2018-14648)

Solution

Run 'yum update 389-ds-base' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2018-1106.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119465

File Name: ala_ALAS-2018-1106.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/12/07

Modified: 2018/12/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

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:389-ds-base, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:389-ds-base-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:389-ds-base-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:389-ds-base-libs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:389-ds-base-snmp, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/12/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-14648

ALAS: 2018-1106