Amazon Linux Local Check: ALAS-2014-357

Published: 2015-09-08 11:23:20
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

Technical Details:
The _rl_tropen function in util.c in GNU readline before 6.3 patch 3 allows local users to create or overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a /var/tmp/rltrace.[PID] file.

Recommendations:
Run yum update readline to update your system.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

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

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Summary:
Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-2524

CVE Analysis

https://www.mageni.net/cve/CVE-2014-2524

References:

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2014-357.html

Severity
Low
CVSS Score
3.3
Published
2015-09-08
Modified
2018-10-01
Category
Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

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