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Amazon Linux Local Check: alas-2016-659

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

6 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Insight

Insight

A use-after-free flaw related to the PMAP_CALLIT operation and TCP/UDP connections was discovered in rpcbind. A remote, unauthenticated attacker could possibly exploit this flaw to crash the rpcbind service (denial of service) by performing a series of UDP and TCP calls.

Solution

Solution

Run yum update rpcbind to update your system.

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