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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for automake19 (ALAS-2014-401) (CVE-2012-3386)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for automake19 (ALAS-2014-401) (CVE-2012-3386)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/07/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/26/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The "make distcheck" rule in GNU Automake before 1.11.6 and 1.12.x before 1.12.2 grants world-writable permissions to the extraction directory, which introduces a race condition that allows local users to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-automake19

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-automake19

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