Amazon Linux 2 : glusterfs (ALAS-2018-1128)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 119783


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


A flaw was found in dict.c:dict_unserialize function of glusterfs, dic_unserialize function does not handle negative key length values.
An attacker could use this flaw to read memory from other locations into the stored dict value.(CVE-2018-10911)


Run 'yum update glusterfs' to update your system.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 119783

File Name: al2_ALAS-2018-1128.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/12/20

Updated: 2018/12/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:glusterfs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:glusterfs-api, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:glusterfs-api-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:glusterfs-cli, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:glusterfs-client-xlators, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:glusterfs-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:glusterfs-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:glusterfs-fuse, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:glusterfs-libs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:glusterfs-rdma, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python2-gluster, cpe:/o:amazon:linux:2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/12/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-10911

ALAS: 2018-1128