Amazon Linux AMI update for aide



Published: 2022-06-12
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-45417
CWE-ID CWE-122
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Amazon Linux AMI
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor Amazon Web Services

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Heap-based buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU59952

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-45417

CWE-ID: CWE-122 - Heap-based Buffer Overflow

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in src/base64.h. A local user can use specially crafted file metadata, trigger heap-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Update the affected packages:

i686:
    aide-0.14-7.9.amzn1.i686
    aide-debuginfo-0.14-7.9.amzn1.i686

src:
    aide-0.14-7.9.amzn1.src

x86_64:
    aide-0.14-7.9.amzn1.x86_64
    aide-debuginfo-0.14-7.9.amzn1.x86_64

Vulnerable software versions

Amazon Linux AMI: All versions


CPE2.3 External links

http://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2022-1587.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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