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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for readline (ALAS-2014-357) (CVE-2014-2524)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for readline (ALAS-2014-357) (CVE-2014-2524)

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/20/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/26/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The _rl_tropen function in util.c in GNU readline before 6.3 patch 3 allows local users to create or overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a /var/tmp/rltrace.[PID] file.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-readline
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-readline-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-readline-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-readline-static

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-readline
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-readline-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-readline-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-readline-static

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