Amazon Linux 2 : advancecomp (ALAS-2023-2361)

low Nessus Plugin ID 186554


The remote Amazon Linux 2 host is missing a security update.


The version of advancecomp installed on the remote host is prior to 1.15-22. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ALAS2-2023-2361 advisory.

- A segmentation fault flaw was found in the Advancecomp package. This may lead to decreased availability.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Run 'yum update advancecomp' to update your system.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 186554

File Name: al2_ALAS-2023-2361.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/4/2023

Updated: 12/4/2023

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 1.4


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 1.7

Temporal Score: 1.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-2961


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.3

Temporal Score: 2.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:advancecomp, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:advancecomp-debuginfo, cpe:/o:amazon:linux:2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/AmazonLinux/release, Host/AmazonLinux/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/29/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/6/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-2961