Amazon Linux 2 : golang (ALAS-2019-1272) (Ping Flood) (Reset Flood)

high Nessus Plugin ID 128286
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Synopsis

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

Description

Some HTTP/2 implementations are vulnerable to ping floods, potentially leading to a denial of service. The attacker sends continual pings to an HTTP/2 peer, causing the peer to build an internal queue of responses. Depending on how efficiently this data is queued, this can consume excess CPU, memory, or both. (CVE-2019-9512)

Some HTTP/2 implementations are vulnerable to a reset flood, potentially leading to a denial of service. The attacker opens a number of streams and sends an invalid request over each stream that should solicit a stream of RST_STREAM frames from the peer. Depending on how the peer queues the RST_STREAM frames, this can consume excess memory, CPU, or both. (CVE-2019-9514)

Solution

Run 'yum update golang' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/AL2/ALAS-2019-1272.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 128286

File Name: al2_ALAS-2019-1272.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/28/2019

Updated: 12/31/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:golang, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:golang-bin, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:golang-docs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:golang-misc, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:golang-src, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:golang-tests, cpe:/o:amazon:linux:2

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/27/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/13/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-9512, CVE-2019-9514

ALAS: 2019-1272