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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.120496
Category:Amazon Linux Local Security Checks
Title:Amazon Linux: Security Advisory (ALAS-2014-403)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update announced via the referenced Security Advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update announced via the referenced Security Advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
Multiple integer overflows in X.org libXext 1.3.1 and earlier allow X servers to trigger allocation of insufficient memory and a buffer overflow via vectors related to the (1) XcupGetReservedColormapEntries, (2) XcupStoreColors, (3) XdbeGetVisualInfo, (4) XeviGetVisualInfo, (5) XShapeGetRectangles, and (6) XSyncListSystemCounters functions.

Solution:
Run yum update libXext to update your system.

CVSS Score:
6.8

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2013-1982
Debian Security Information: DSA-2682 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2682
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/05/23/3
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:1009 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-06/msg00139.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1857-1
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