Amazon Linux AMI : kernel Privilege Vulnerability (ALAS-2012-122)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Bugzilla #850449: (CVE-2012-3520) kernel: af_netlink: invalid handling

See also :

Solution :

Run 'yum update kernel' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.9

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69612 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3520