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Amazon Linux AMI 2: CVE-2022-28736: Security patch for grub2 (ALAS-2023-2146)

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Amazon Linux AMI 2: CVE-2022-28736: Security patch for grub2 (ALAS-2023-2146)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/20/2023
Created
07/21/2023
Added
07/21/2023
Modified
07/31/2023

Description

There's a use-after-free vulnerability in grub_cmd_chainloader() function; The chainloader command is used to boot up operating systems that doesn't support multiboot and do not have direct support from GRUB2. When executing chainloader more than once a use-after-free vulnerability is triggered. If an attacker can control the GRUB2's memory allocation pattern sensitive data may be exposed and arbitrary code execution can be achieved.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-grub2
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-grub2-common
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-grub2-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-grub2-efi-aa64
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-grub2-efi-aa64-cdboot
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-grub2-efi-aa64-ec2
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-grub2-efi-aa64-modules
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-grub2-efi-x64
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-grub2-efi-x64-cdboot
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-grub2-efi-x64-ec2
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-grub2-efi-x64-modules
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-grub2-emu
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-grub2-emu-modules
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-grub2-pc
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-grub2-pc-modules
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-grub2-tools
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-grub2-tools-efi
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-grub2-tools-extra
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-grub2-tools-minimal

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