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The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
Integer overflow in the phar_parse_tarfile function in tar.c in the
phar extension in PHP before 5.3.14 and 5.4.x before 5.4.4 allows
remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or
possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted tar file that triggers a
heap-based buffer overflow.
The crypt_des (aka DES-based crypt) function in FreeBSD before
9.0-RELEASE-p2, as used in PHP, PostgreSQL, and other products, does
not process the complete cleartext password if this password contains
a 0x80 character, which makes it easier for context-dependent
attackers to obtain access via an authentication attempt with an
initial substring of the intended password, as demonstrated by a
See also :
Run 'yum update php' to update your system.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 69702 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2012-2143CVE-2012-2386
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