Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 update for 389-ds-base



Published: 2021-10-13
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-3652
CWE-ID CWE-287
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Subscribe
389-ds-base (Red Hat package)
Operating systems & Components / Operating system package or component

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, little endian
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, big endian
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Scientific Computing
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor Red Hat Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Improper Authentication

EUVDB-ID: #VU55334

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 4.2 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-3652

CWE-ID: CWE-287 - Improper Authentication

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass authentication process.

The vulnerability exists due to an error in the way the asterisk character is processed by the LDAP server when importing password hashes from /etc/shadow for disabled accounts. As a result of the flaw, if an LDAP admin imports such an account from a NIS or /etc/shadow database into Directory Server, any password will be valid for that account.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

389-ds-base (Red Hat package): 1.3.10.2-12.el7_9

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, little endian: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, big endian: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Scientific Computing: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server: 7

CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:3807

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



###SIDEBAR###