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Amazon Linux AMI 2: CVE-2021-0146: Security patch for microcode_ctl (ALAS-2022-1762)

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Amazon Linux AMI 2: CVE-2021-0146: Security patch for microcode_ctl (ALAS-2022-1762)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/17/2021
Created
07/16/2022
Added
07/04/2022
Modified
07/14/2022

Description

Hardware allows activation of test or debug logic at runtime for some Intel(R) processors which may allow an unauthenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via physical access.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-microcode_ctl
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-microcode_ctl-debuginfo

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