This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
The apache-auth.conf, apache-nohome.conf, apache-noscript.conf, and
apache-overflows.conf files in Fail2ban before 0.8.10 do not properly
validate log messages, which allows remote attackers to block
arbitrary IP addresses via certain messages in a request.
See also :
Run 'yum update fail2ban' to update your system.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 69767 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2013-2178
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