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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for sos (ALAS-2016-666) (CVE-2015-7529)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for sos (ALAS-2016-666) (CVE-2015-7529)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/11/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/11/2016
Modified
12/01/2017

Description

An insecure temporary file use flaw was found in the way sos created certain sosreport files. A local attacker could possibly use this flaw to perform a symbolic link attack to reveal the contents of sosreport files, or in some cases modify arbitrary files and escalate their privileges on the system.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-sos

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-sos

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