Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for chkrootkit (ALAS-2014-370) (CVE-2014-0476)

Back to Search

Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for chkrootkit (ALAS-2014-370) (CVE-2014-0476)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/26/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/26/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The slapper function in chkrootkit before 0.50 does not properly quote file paths, which allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a Trojan horse executable. NOTE: this is only a vulnerability when /tmp is not mounted with the noexec option.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-chkrootkit
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-chkrootkit-debuginfo

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-chkrootkit
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-chkrootkit-debuginfo

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;