Amazon Linux AMI : rpm (ALAS-2011-14)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Multiple flaws were found in the way the RPM library parsed package
headers. An attacker could create a specially crafted RPM package
that, when queried or installed, would cause rpm to crash or,
potentially, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2011-3378)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?cee6d3b5

Solution :

Run 'yum update rpm' to update your system.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69573 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3378