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The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
The ExecShield feature does not properly handle use of many shared
libraries by a 32-bit executable file, which makes it easier for
context-dependent attackers to bypass the ASLR protection mechanism by
leveraging a predictable base address for one of these libraries.
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 : 1.9
Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 69665 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2012-1568
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