Amazon Linux AMI : php Remote Attack Vulnerability (ALAS-2012-116)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

828051: CVE-2012-2688 php: Integer Signedness issues in
_php_stream_scandir :

Unspecified vulnerability in the _php_stream_scandir function in the
stream implementation in PHP before 5.3.15 and 5.4.x before 5.4.5 has
unknown impact and remote attack vectors, related to an 'overflow.'
(CVE-2012-2688)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?ee38286b

Solution :

Run 'yum update php' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69606 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2688