Amazon Linux 2 : ctdb (ALAS-2020-1544)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 141968

Synopsis

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

Description

The version of tested product installed on the remote host is prior to tested version. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ALAS2-2020-1544 advisory.

- All samba versions 4.9.x before 4.9.18, 4.10.x before 4.10.12 and 4.11.x before 4.11.5 have an issue where if it is set with log level = 3 (or above) then the string obtained from the client, after a failed character conversion, is printed. Such strings can be provided during the NTLMSSP authentication exchange.
In the Samba AD DC in particular, this may cause a long-lived process(such as the RPC server) to terminate. (In the file server case, the most likely target, smbd, operates as process-per-client and so a crash there is harmless). (CVE-2019-14907)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Run 'yum update samba' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/AL2/ALAS-2020-1544.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-14907

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 141968

File Name: al2_ALAS-2020-1544.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/28/2020

Updated: 10/29/2020

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.1

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.6

Temporal Score: 1.9

Vector: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-14907

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:ctdb, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:ctdb-tests, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libsmbclient, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libsmbclient-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libwbclient, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libwbclient-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:samba, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:samba-client, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:samba-client-libs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:samba-common, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:samba-common-libs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:samba-common-tools, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:samba-dc, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:samba-dc-libs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:samba-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:samba-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:samba-krb5-printing, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:samba-libs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:samba-pidl, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:samba-python, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:samba-python-test, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:samba-test, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:samba-test-libs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:samba-vfs-glusterfs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:samba-winbind, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:samba-winbind-clients, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:samba-winbind-krb5-locator, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:samba-winbind-modules, 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: 10/22/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/21/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-14907

ALAS: 2020-1544