Amazon Linux AMI : cvs (ALAS-2012-51)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 69658

Synopsis

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

Description

A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way the CVS client handled responses from HTTP proxies. A malicious HTTP proxy could use this flaw to cause the CVS client to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the CVS client.
(CVE-2012-0804)

Solution

Run 'yum update cvs' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2012-51.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 69658

File Name: ala_ALAS-2012-51.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/09/04

Updated: 2018/04/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/03/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0804

ALAS: 2012-51

RHSA: 2012:0321