Amazon Linux AMI : numpy (ALAS-2014-302)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

f2py insecurely uses a temporary file. A local attacker could use this
flaw to perform a symbolic link attack to modify an arbitrary file
accessible to the user running f2py.

See also :

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2014-302.html

Solution :

Run 'yum update numpy' to update your system.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72950 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-1858
CVE-2014-1859