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Amazon Linux: Security Advisory (ALAS-2013-261)
Amazon Linux Local Security Checks
7 years ago
1 year ago
The remote host is missing an update announced via the referenced Security Advisory.
It was discovered that the sort, uniq, and join utilities did not properly restrict the use of the alloca() function. An attacker could use this flaw to crash those utilities by providing long input strings. (CVE-2013-0221, CVE-2013-0222, CVE-2013-0223 )
Run yum update coreutils to update your system.