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Amazon Linux Local Check: ALAS-2014-357

Information

Severity

Severity

Low

Family

Family

Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

3.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

7 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Insight

Insight

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.

Solution

Solution

Run yum update readline to update your system.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)