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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for kernel, nvidia (ALAS-2013-148) (multiple CVEs)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for kernel, nvidia (ALAS-2013-148) (multiple CVEs)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
12/21/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/28/2014
Modified
06/21/2018

Description

The ext4_fill_flex_info function in fs/ext4/super.c in the Linux kernel before 3.2.2, on the x86 platform and unspecified other platforms, allows user-assisted remote attackers to trigger inconsistent filesystem-groups data and possibly cause a denial of service via a malformed ext4 filesystem containing a super block with a large FLEX_BG group size (aka s_log_groups_per_flex value). NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2009-4307.

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-kernel-tools
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel-tools-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-nvidia
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-nvidia-kmod-3-2-36-1-46-amzn1

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-kernel-tools
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel-tools-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-nvidia
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-nvidia-kmod-3-2-36-1-46-amzn1

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