Amazon Linux AMI : subversion (ALAS-2014-413)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 78356
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Synopsis

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

Description

The Serf RA layer in Apache Subversion 1.4.0 through 1.7.x before 1.7.18 and 1.8.x before 1.8.10 does not properly handle wildcards in the Common Name (CN) or subjectAltName field of the X.509 certificate, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof servers via a crafted certificate.

Solution

Run 'yum update subversion' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2014-413.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 78356

File Name: ala_ALAS-2014-413.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/12/2014

Updated: 4/18/2018

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:amazon:linux:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:mod_dav_svn:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:subversion:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:subversion-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:subversion-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:subversion-javahl:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:subversion-libs:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:subversion-perl:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:subversion-python:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:subversion-ruby:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:subversion-tools:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Patch Publication Date: 9/17/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3522

ALAS: 2014-413