Amazon Linux 2023 : ldb-tools, libldb, libldb-devel (ALAS2023-2023-085)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 173189


The remote Amazon Linux 2023 host is missing a security update.


It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ALAS2023-2023-085 advisory.

- A flaw was found in the Samba AD LDAP server. The AD DC database audit logging module can access LDAP message values freed by a preceding database module, resulting in a use-after-free issue. This issue is only possible when modifying certain privileged attributes, such as userAccountControl. (CVE-2022-32746)

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


Run 'dnf update libldb --releasever=2023.0.20230222 ' to update your system.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 173189

File Name: al2023_ALAS2023-2023-085.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/21/2023

Updated: 9/28/2023

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.3


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-32746


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:ldb-tools, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:ldb-tools-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libldb, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libldb-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libldb-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libldb-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python-ldb-devel-common, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python3-ldb, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python3-ldb-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python3-ldb-devel, cpe:/o:amazon:linux:2023

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/17/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/27/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-32746