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The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
The rds_recvmsg function in net/rds/recv.c in the Linux kernel before
3.0.44 does not initialize a certain structure member, which allows
local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel
stack memory via a (1) recvfrom or (2) recvmsg system call on an RDS
See also :
Run 'yum update kernel' to update your system. You will need to reboot
your system in order for the new kernel to be running.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 69608 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2012-3430
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