Ubuntu 16.04 ESM : OpenLDAP vulnerability (USN-5424-2)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 161386

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Ubuntu 16.04 ESM host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the USN-5424-2 advisory.

- In OpenLDAP 2.x before 2.5.12 and 2.6.x before 2.6.2, a SQL injection vulnerability exists in the experimental back-sql backend to slapd, via a SQL statement within an LDAP query. This can occur during an LDAP search operation when the search filter is processed, due to a lack of proper escaping.
(CVE-2022-29155)

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

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5424-2

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 161386

File Name: ubuntu_USN-5424-2.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/19/2022

Updated: 5/19/2022

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-29155

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:-:esm, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:ldap-utils, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libldap-2.4-2, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libldap2-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:slapd, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:slapd-smbk5pwd

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/19/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/4/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-29155

USN: 5424-2