Amazon Linux: Security Advisory (ALAS-2013-227)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

6 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 months ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update announced via the referenced Security Advisory.

Insight

Insight

nagios.upgrade_to_v3.sh allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a temporary nagioscfg file with a predictable name in /tmp/.

Solution

Solution

Run yum update nagios to update your system.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)

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