Amazon Linux AMI : perl-YAML-libYAML Remote Crash Vulnerability (ALAS-2012-69)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Multiple format string flaws by reporting errors during YAML document
load.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b28eb96d

Solution :

Run 'yum update perl-YAML-libYAML' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69676 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1152