Amazon Linux AMI : 389-ds-base (ALAS-2016-773)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 95893
SynopsisThe remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
DescriptionCVE-2016-5405 389-ds-base: Password verification vulnerable to timing attack
It was found that 389 Directory Server was vulnerable to a remote password disclosure via timing attack. A remote attacker could possibly use this flaw to retrieve directory server password after many tries.
CVE-2016-5416 389-ds-base: ACI readable by anonymous user
It was found that 389 Directory Server was vulnerable to a flaw in which the default ACI (Access Control Instructions) could be read by an anonymous user. This could lead to leakage of sensitive information.
CVE-2016-4992 389-ds-base: Information disclosure via repeated use of LDAP ADD operation
An information disclosure flaw was found in 389 Directory Server. A user with no access to objects in certain LDAP sub-tree could send LDAP ADD operations with a specific object name. The error message returned to the user was different based on whether the target object existed or not.
SolutionRun 'yum update 389-ds-base' to update your system.