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VPR Score: 5.9
SynopsisThe remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
DescriptionTwo integer overflow flaws, leading to heap-based buffer overflows, were found in the way libtiff attempted to allocate space for a tile in a TIFF image file. An attacker could use these flaws to create a specially crafted TIFF file that, when opened, would cause an application linked against libtiff to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2012-1173)
SolutionRun 'yum update libtiff' to update your system.