This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
SimpleXMLRPCServer.py in SimpleXMLRPCServer in Python before 2.6.8,
2.7.x before 2.7.3, 3.x before 3.1.5, and 3.2.x before 3.2.3 allows
remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and CPU
consumption) via an XML-RPC POST request that contains a smaller
amount of data than specified by the Content-Length header.
See also :
Run 'yum update python26' to update your system.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 69687 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2012-0845