Oracle Linux 9 : 389-ds-base (ELSA-2022-8162)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 168127

Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote Oracle Linux 9 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the ELSA-2022-8162 advisory.

- A flaw was found In 389-ds-base. When the Content Synchronization plugin is enabled, an authenticated user can reach a NULL pointer dereference using a specially crafted query. This flaw allows an authenticated attacker to cause a denial of service. This CVE is assigned against an incomplete fix of CVE-2021-3514.
(CVE-2022-2850)

- A vulnerability was discovered in the 389 Directory Server that allows an unauthenticated attacker with network access to the LDAP port to cause a denial of service. The denial of service is triggered by a single message sent over a TCP connection, no bind or other authentication is required. The message triggers a segmentation fault that results in slapd crashing. (CVE-2022-0918)

- A vulnerability was found in the 389 Directory Server that allows expired passwords to access the database to cause improper authentication. (CVE-2022-0996)

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

Solution

Update the affected 389-ds-base, 389-ds-base-libs and / or python3-lib389 packages.

See Also

https://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2022-8162.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 168127

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2022-8162.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/23/2022

Updated: 11/23/2022

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-0996

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:linux:9, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:389-ds-base, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:389-ds-base-libs, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:python3-lib389

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/22/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/16/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-0918, CVE-2022-0996, CVE-2022-2850