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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for xinetd (ALAS-2013-232) (CVE-2013-4342)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for xinetd (ALAS-2013-232) (CVE-2013-4342)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
10/09/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/28/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

xinetd does not enforce the user and group configuration directives for TCPMUX services, which causes these services to be run as root and makes it easier for remote attackers to gain privileges by leveraging another vulnerability in a service.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-xinetd
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-xinetd-debuginfo

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-xinetd
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-xinetd-debuginfo

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