Amazon Linux AMI : xorg-x11-server (ALAS-2014-277)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 72295
SynopsisThe remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAn integer overflow, which led to a heap-based buffer overflow, was found in the way X.Org server handled trapezoids. A malicious, authorized client could use this flaw to crash the X.Org server or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with root privileges.
SolutionRun 'yum update xorg-x11-server' to update your system.