Oracle Linux 7 : 389-ds-base (ELSA-2015-0895)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 83131


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


From Red Hat Security Advisory 2015:0895 :

Updated 389-ds-base packages that fix one security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Important security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the References section.

The 389 Directory Server is an LDAPv3 compliant server. The base packages include the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) server and command-line utilities for server administration.

A flaw was found in the way Red Hat Directory Server performed authorization of modrdn operations. An unauthenticated attacker able to issue an ldapmodrdn call to the directory server could use this flaw to perform unauthorized modifications of entries in the directory server. (CVE-2015-1854)

This issue was discovered by Simo Sorce of Red Hat.

All 389-ds-base users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch to correct this issue.
After installing this update, the 389 server service will be restarted automatically.


Update the affected 389-ds-base packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 83131

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2015-0895.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/04/29

Modified: 2018/02/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:389-ds-base, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:389-ds-base-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:389-ds-base-libs, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/04/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1854

BID: 74392

OSVDB: 121433

RHSA: 2015:0895