This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
A heap-based buffer underflow flaw was found in the way libxml2
decoded certain entities. A remote attacker could provide a specially
crafted XML file that, when opened in an application linked against
libxml2, would cause the application to crash or, potentially, execute
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the
See also :
Run 'yum update libxml2' to update your system.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 69633 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2012-5134
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