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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for php55 (ALAS-2015-494) (multiple CVEs)

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
10 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) January 28, 2015 March 26, 2015 July 04, 2017

Available Exploits 

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the __nss_hostname_digits_dots function in glibc 2.2, and other 2.x versions before 2.18, allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors related to the (1) gethostbyname or (2) gethostbyname2 function, aka "GHOST."

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References

Solution

amazon-linux-upgrade-php55

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