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Amazon Linux AMI 2: CVE-2021-3100: Security patch for log4j-cve-2021-44228-hotpatch (ALAS-2021-1732)

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Amazon Linux AMI 2: CVE-2021-3100: Security patch for log4j-cve-2021-44228-hotpatch (ALAS-2021-1732)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
04/19/2022
Created
07/16/2022
Added
07/04/2022
Modified
07/14/2022

Description

The Apache Log4j hotpatch package before log4j-cve-2021-44228-hotpatch-1.1-13 didn’t mimic the permissions of the JVM being patched, allowing it to escalate privileges.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-log4j-cve-2021-44228-hotpatch

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