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Amazon Linux AMI 2: CVE-2018-16865: Security patch for systemd (Multiple Advisories)

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Amazon Linux AMI 2: CVE-2018-16865: Security patch for systemd (Multiple Advisories)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/11/2019
Created
05/08/2020
Added
04/27/2020
Modified
05/01/2020

Description

An allocation of memory without limits, that could result in the stack clashing with another memory region, was discovered in systemd-journald when many entries are sent to the journal socket. A local attacker, or a remote one if systemd-journal-remote is used, may use this flaw to crash systemd-journald or execute code with journald privileges. Versions through v240 are vulnerable.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-libgudev1
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-libgudev1-devel
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-systemd
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-systemd-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-systemd-devel
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-systemd-journal-gateway
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-systemd-libs
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-systemd-networkd
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-systemd-python
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-systemd-resolved
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-systemd-sysv

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