This script is Copyright (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
It was discovered that dnsmasq, when used in combination with certain
libvirtd configurations, could incorrectly process network packets
from network interfaces that were intended to be prohibited. A remote,
unauthenticated attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of
service via DNS amplification attacks. (CVE-2012-3411)
See also :
Run 'yum update dnsmasq' to update your system.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 69720 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2012-3411