Amazon Linux AMI : iproute Remote Attack Vulnerability (ALAS-2012-64)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

multiple insecure temporary file use issues (BZ 797878)

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=797878
http://www.nessus.org/u?248287e7

Solution :

Run 'yum update iproute' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.3
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69671 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1088