CentOS Update for ipa-admintools CESA-2015:0728 centos7

Published: 2015-04-01 05:23:24
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Summary:
Check the version of ipa-admintools

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
Red Hat Identity Management is a centralized authentication, identity management, and authorization solution for both traditional and cloud-based enterprise environments. It integrates components of the Red Hat Directory Server, MIT Kerberos, Red Hat Certificate System, NTP, and DNS. It provides web browser and command-line interfaces. Its administration tools allow an administrator to quickly install, set up, and administer a group of domain controllers to meet the authentication and identity management requirements of large-scale Linux and UNIX deployments. The ipa component provides centrally managed Identity, Policy, and Audit. The slapi-nis component provides NIS Server and Schema Compatibility plug-ins for Directory Server. It was discovered that the IPA extdom Directory Server plug-in did not correctly perform memory reallocation when handling user account information. A request for a list of groups for a user that belongs to a large number of groups would cause a Directory Server to crash. (CVE-2015-1827) It was discovered that the slapi-nis Directory Server plug-in did not correctly perform memory reallocation when handling user account information. A request for information about a group with many members, or a request for a user that belongs to a large number of groups, would cause a Directory Server to enter an infinite loop and consume an excessive amount of CPU time. (CVE-2015-0283) These issues were discovered by Sumit Bose of Red Hat. This update fixes the following bugs: * Previously, users of IdM were not properly granted the default permission to read the 'facsimiletelephonenumber' user attribute. This update adds 'facsimiletelephonenumber' to the Access Control Instruction (ACI) for user data, which makes the attribute readable to authenticated users as expected. (BZ#1198430) * Prior to this update, when a DNS zone was saved in an LDAP database without a dot character (.) at the end, internal DNS commands and operations, such as dnsrecord-* or dnszone-*, failed. With this update, DNS commands always supply the DNS zone with a dot character at the end, which prevents the described problem. (BZ#1198431) * After a full-server IdM restore operation, the restored server in some cases contained invalid data. In addition, if the restored server was used to reinitialize a replica, the replica then contained invalid data as well. To fix this problem, the IdM API is now created correctly during the restore operation, and *.ldif files are not skipped during the removal of RUV data. As a result, the restored server and its replica no longer contain invalid data. (BZ#1199060 ... Description truncated, please see the referenced URL(s) for more information.

Affected Versions:
ipa-admintools on CentOS 7

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Packages.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-0283
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-1827

References:

http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2015-April/021020.html

Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.8
Published
2015-04-01
Modified
2019-03-08
Category
CentOS Local Security Checks

Free Vulnerability Scanning, Assessment and Management

Mageni's Platform is packed with all the features you need to scan, assess and manage vulnerabilities like this - it is free, open source, lightning fast, reliable and scalable.

Router
Servers
Laptop
Database
Group
Cloud

Frequently Asked Questions

No, you can scan concurrently as many assets as you want. Please note that you must be aware of the hardware requeriments of the platform to ensure a good performance.

No, you can add as many assest as you want. It doesn't matters if you have millions of assets, we won't charge you for that.

No. The software is completely free. We have no intention to charge you to use the software, in fact - it completely goes against our beliefs and business model.

A vulnerability is defined in the ISO 27002 standard as “A weakness of an asset or group of assets that can be exploited by one or more threats” (International Organization for Standardization, 2005)

We generate revenue by providing support and other services for customers that require a subscription so they get guaranteed support and enterprise services. To use Mageni's Platform is completely free, with no limits at all.

Yes. Mageni understands that there are professionals and businesses that need commercial support so Mageni provides an active support subscription with everything needed to run Mageni's Platform reliably and securely. More than software, it's access to security experts, knowledge resources, security updates, and support tools you can't get anywhere else. The subscription includes:

  • Ongoing delivery
    • Patches
    • Bug fixes
    • Updates
    • Upgrades
  • Technical support
    • 24/7 availability
    • Unlimited Incidents
    • Specialty-based routing
    • Multi-Channel
  • Commitments
    • Software certifications
    • Software assurance
    • SLA

No, we don't store the information of your vulnerabilities in our servers.

Vulnerability management is the process in which vulnerabilities in IT are identified and the risks of these vulnerabilities are evaluated. This evaluation leads to correcting the vulnerabilities and removing the risk or a formal risk acceptance by the management of an organization. The term vulnerability management is often confused with vulnerability scanning. Despite the fact both are related, there is an important difference between the two. Vulnerability scanning consists of using a computer program to identify vulnerabilities in networks, computer infrastructure or applications. Vulnerability management is the process surrounding vulnerability scanning, also taking into account other aspects such as risk acceptance, remediation etc. Source: "Implementing a Vulnerability Management Process". SANS Institute.

I am ready to start scanning for vulnerabilities