Amazon Linux AMI : nrpe (ALAS-2013-203)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Incomplete blacklist vulnerability in nrpc.c in Nagios Remote Plug-In
Executor (NRPE) before 2.14 might allow remote attackers to execute
arbitrary shell commands via '$()' shell metacharacters, which are
processed by bash.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?13776898

Solution :

Run 'yum update nrpe' to update your system.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69761 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1362