Amazon Linux AMI : libksba (ALAS-2016-712)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 91471


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


The following security-related issues were resolved :

Incomplete fix for CVE-2016-4356 (CVE-2016-4574)

Out-of-bounds read in _ksba_ber_parse_tl (CVE-2016-4579)


Run 'yum update libksba' to update your system.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 91471

File Name: ala_ALAS-2016-712.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/06/06

Updated: 2018/04/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libksba, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libksba-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libksba-devel, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/06/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4574, CVE-2016-4579

ALAS: 2016-712