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The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
The rio_ioctl function in drivers/net/ethernet/dlink/dl2k.c in the
Linux kernel before 3.3.7 does not restrict access to the SIOCSMIIREG
command, which allows local users to write data to an Ethernet adapter
via an ioctl call.
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 : 1.2
Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 69685 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2012-2313
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