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The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
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 :
Run 'yum update augeas' to update your system.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 72304 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2013-6412
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