Amazon Linux AMI : mod_fcgid (ALAS-2013-238)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Heap-based buffer overflow in the fcgid_header_bucket_read function in
fcgid_bucket.c in the mod_fcgid module before 2.3.9 for the Apache
HTTP Server allows remote attackers to have an unspecified impact via
unknown vectors.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?3c5eb309

Solution :

Run 'yum update mod_fcgid' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70900 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4365