This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
Multiple errors in glibc's formatted printing functionality could
allow an attacker to bypass FORTIFY_SOURCE protections and execute
arbitrary code using a format string flaw in an application, even
though these protections are expected to limit the impact of such
flaws to an application abort. (CVE-2012-3404)
See also :
Run 'yum update glibc' to update your system.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 69599 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2012-3404