ALAS-2014-315


Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2014-315
Advisory Release Date: 2014-09-18 00:05 Pacific
Severity: Medium
References: CVE-2014-0022 

Issue Overview:

The installUpdates function in yum-cron/yum-cron.py in yum 3.4.3 and earlier does not properly check the return value of the sigCheckPkg function, which allows remote attackers to bypass the RMP package signing restriction via an unsigned package.


Affected Packages:

yum


Issue Correction:
Run yum update yum to update your system.

New Packages:
noarch:
    yum-cron-security-3.4.3-137.49.amzn1.noarch
    yum-cron-hourly-3.4.3-137.49.amzn1.noarch
    yum-3.4.3-137.49.amzn1.noarch
    yum-cron-3.4.3-137.49.amzn1.noarch
    yum-cron-daily-3.4.3-137.49.amzn1.noarch

src:
    yum-3.4.3-137.49.amzn1.src