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Amazon Linux Local Check: ALAS-2014-356

Information

Severity

Severity

Low

Family

Family

Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

3.6

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

It was discovered that perltidy's make_temporary_filename() function insecurely created temporary files via the use of the tmpnam() function. A local attacker could use this flaw to perform a symbolic link attack.

Solution

Solution

Run yum update perltidy to update your system.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)