Amazon Linux AMI : cvs (ALAS-2012-51)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 69658
SynopsisThe remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
DescriptionA 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.
SolutionRun 'yum update cvs' to update your system.