Amazon Linux AMI : numpy (ALAS-2014-302)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 72950


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


f2py insecurely uses a temporary file. A local attacker could use this flaw to perform a symbolic link attack to modify an arbitrary file accessible to the user running f2py.


Run 'yum update numpy' to update your system.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 72950

File Name: ala_ALAS-2014-302.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/03/12

Updated: 2018/04/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.1

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:numpy, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:numpy-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:numpy-doc, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:numpy-f2py, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/03/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-1858, CVE-2014-1859

ALAS: 2014-302