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Amazon Linux: Security Advisory (ALAS-2014-421)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

6 years ago

Modified

Modified

8 months ago

Summary

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

Insight

Insight

A virtual host confusion issue was found in nginx, allowing HTTPS connections for one origin to be redirected to the virtual host of a different origin. This leads to a variety of issues, such as cookie theft and session hijacking. It could be triggered from a cross-site scripting flaw, tricking a user into visiting a malicious URL, and so on.

Solution

Solution

Run yum update nginx to update your system.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)