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The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
Buffer overflow in the socket.recvfrom_into function in
Modules/socketmodule.c in Python 2.5 before 2.7.7, 3.x before 3.3.4,
and 3.4.x before 3.4rc1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary
code via a crafted string.
See also :
Run 'yum update python27' to update your system.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 72749 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2014-1912
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