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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for bash (ALAS-2014-419) (multiple CVEs)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for bash (ALAS-2014-419) (multiple CVEs)

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
09/24/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/26/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Off-by-one error in the read_token_word function in parse.y in GNU Bash through 4.3 bash43-026 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds array access and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via deeply nested for loops, aka the "word_lineno" issue.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-bash
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-bash-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-bash-doc

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-bash
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-bash-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-bash-doc

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