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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for systemtap (ALAS-2012-54) (CVE-2012-0875)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for systemtap (ALAS-2012-54) (CVE-2012-0875)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:C)
Published
02/04/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/28/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

SystemTap 1.7, 1.6.7, and probably other versions, when unprivileged mode is enabled, allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory or cause a denial of service (kernel panic and crash) via vectors related to crafted DWARF data, which triggers a read of an invalid pointer.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-systemtap
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-systemtap-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-systemtap-initscript
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-systemtap-runtime
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-systemtap-sdt-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-systemtap-server
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-systemtap-testsuite

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-systemtap
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-systemtap-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-systemtap-initscript
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-systemtap-runtime
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-systemtap-sdt-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-systemtap-server
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-systemtap-testsuite

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