Amazon Linux AMI : openldap (ALAS-2012-101)

low Nessus Plugin ID 69591
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Synopsis

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

Description

A denial of service flaw was found in the way the OpenLDAP server daemon (slapd) processed certain search queries requesting only attributes and no values. In certain configurations, a remote attacker could issue a specially crafted LDAP search query that, when processed by slapd, would cause slapd to crash due to an assertion failure.
(CVE-2012-1164)

Solution

Run 'yum update openldap' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2012-101.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 69591

File Name: ala_ALAS-2012-101.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/4/2013

Updated: 4/18/2018

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:openldap, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:openldap-clients, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:openldap-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:openldap-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:openldap-servers, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:openldap-servers-sql, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 7/5/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1164

ALAS: 2012-101

RHSA: 2012:0899