Amazon Linux AMI : php54 (ALAS-2014-313)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A denial of service flaw was found in the way the File Information
(fileinfo) extension handled indirect rules. A remote attacker could
use this flaw to cause a PHP application using fileinfo to crash or
consume an excessive amount of CPU.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?6b3eb541

Solution :

Run 'yum update php54' 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: 73232 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-1943
CVE-2014-2270