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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2022-4883: Security patch for libXpm (ALAS-2023-1693)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2022-4883: Security patch for libXpm (ALAS-2023-1693)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/17/2023
Created
02/24/2023
Added
02/23/2023
Modified
02/23/2023

Description

A flaw was found in libXpm. When processing files with .Z or .gz extensions, the library calls external programs to compress and uncompress files, relying on the PATH environment variable to find these programs, which could allow a malicious user to execute other programs by manipulating the PATH environment variable.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libxpm

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