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Amazon Linux AMI 2: CVE-2024-22365: Security patch for pam (ALAS-2024-2435)

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Amazon Linux AMI 2: CVE-2024-22365: Security patch for pam (ALAS-2024-2435)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/06/2024
Created
02/09/2024
Added
02/08/2024
Modified
02/15/2024

Description

linux-pam (aka Linux PAM) before 1.6.0 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (blocked login process) via mkfifo because the openat call (for protect_dir) lacks O_DIRECTORY.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-pam
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-pam-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-pam-devel

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