This script is Copyright (C) 2014-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
Heap-based buffer overflow in the yaml_parser_scan_uri_escapes
function in LibYAML before 0.1.6 allows context-dependent attackers to
execute arbitrary code via a long sequence of percent-encoded
characters in a URI in a YAML file.
See also :
Run 'yum update libyaml' to update your system.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 73649 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2014-2525
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