Amazon Linux AMI : augeas (ALAS-2014-286)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A flaw was found in the way Augeas handled certain umask settings when
creating new configuration files. This flaw could result in
configuration files being created as world-writable, allowing
unprivileged local users to modify their content. (CVE-2013-6412)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?14e062e0

Solution :

Run 'yum update augeas' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72304 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6412