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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for grep (ALAS-2016-639) (CVE-2015-1345)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for grep (ALAS-2016-639) (CVE-2015-1345)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/12/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/21/2016
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The bmexec_trans function in kwset.c in grep 2.19 through 2.21 allows local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds heap read and crash) via crafted input when using the -F option.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-grep
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-grep-debuginfo

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-grep
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-grep-debuginfo

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