Amazon Linux AMI : libxcb (ALAS-2014-405)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 78348
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Synopsis

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

Description

Integer overflow in X.org libxcb 1.9 and earlier allows X servers to trigger allocation of insufficient memory and a buffer overflow via vectors related to the read_packet function.

Solution

Run 'yum update libxcb' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2014-405.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 78348

File Name: ala_ALAS-2014-405.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/12/2014

Updated: 4/18/2018

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:amazon:linux:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:libxcb:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:libxcb-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:libxcb-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:libxcb-doc:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:libxcb-python:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Patch Publication Date: 9/17/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2064

ALAS: 2014-405