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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2011-22) (multiple CVEs)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2011-22) (multiple CVEs)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/27/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/28/2014
Modified
06/21/2018

Description

Buffer overflow in the xfs_readlink function in fs/xfs/xfs_vnodeops.c in XFS in the Linux kernel 2.6, when CONFIG_XFS_DEBUG is disabled, allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via an XFS image containing a symbolic link with a long pathname.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo-common-i686
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo-common-x86_64
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel-doc
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel-headers
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-perf

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo-common-i686
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo-common-x86_64
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel-doc
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel-headers
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-perf

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