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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for dracut (ALAS-2013-257) (CVE-2012-4453)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for dracut (ALAS-2013-257) (CVE-2012-4453)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
10/09/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/28/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

dracut.sh in dracut, as used in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, Fedora 16 and 17, and possibly other products, creates initramfs images with world-readable permissions, which might allow local users to obtain sensitive information.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-dracut
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-dracut-caps
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-dracut-fips
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-dracut-fips-aesni
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-dracut-generic
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-dracut-kernel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-dracut-network
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-dracut-tools

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-dracut
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-dracut-caps
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-dracut-fips
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-dracut-fips-aesni
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-dracut-generic
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-dracut-kernel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-dracut-network
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-dracut-tools

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