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Amazon Linux Local Check: ALAS-2012-104

Information

Severity

Severity

Low

Family

Family

Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

1.9

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

7 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Insight

Insight

A flaw was found in the way the X.Org server handled lock files. A local user with access to the system console could use this flaw to determine the existence of a file in a directory not accessible to the user, via a symbolic link attack. (CVE-2011-4028 )A race condition was found in the way the X.Org server managed temporary lock files. A local attacker could use this flaw to perform a symbolic link attack, allowing them to make an arbitrary file world readable, leading to the disclosure of sensitive information. (CVE-2011-4029 )

Solution

Solution

Run yum update xorg-x11-server to update your system.

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