This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
It was discovered that dracut created initramfs images as world
readable. A local user could possibly use this flaw to obtain
sensitive information from these files, such as iSCSI authentication
passwords, encrypted root file system crypttab passwords, or other
See also :
Run 'yum update dracut' to update your system.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 71397 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2012-4453
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