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The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
A flaw was found in the way index into perf_swevent_enabled array was
sanitized. A local, unprivileged user could leverage this flaw to gain
elevated privileges on the system.
See also :
Run 'yum update kernel' to update the system. A reboot will be
necessary for the new kernel to be loaded.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 73126 ()
Bugtraq ID: 59846
CVE ID: CVE-2013-2094
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