Amazon Linux AMI : iproute (ALAS-2012-64)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

iproute2 before 3.3.0 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files
via a symlink attack on a temporary file used by (1) configure or (2)

See also :

Solution :

Run 'yum update iproute' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.3

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69671 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1088

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