Amazon Linux AMI : nrpe (ALAS-2013-203)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Incomplete blacklist vulnerability in nrpc.c in Nagios Remote Plug-In
Executor (NRPE) before 2.14 might allow remote attackers to execute
arbitrary shell commands via '$()' shell metacharacters, which are
processed by bash.

See also :

Solution :

Run 'yum update nrpe' to update your system.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69761 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1362

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