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Amazon Linux AMI: ALAS-2017-866: Security patch for aws-cfn-bootstrap

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Amazon Linux AMI: ALAS-2017-866: Security patch for aws-cfn-bootstrap

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/03/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/04/2017
Modified
12/20/2017

Description

A vulnerability was reported in the CloudFormation bootstrap tools, different from the one inCVE-2017-9450, where default behavior in the handling of cfn-init metadata can provide escalated privileges to an attacker with local access to the system

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-aws-cfn-bootstrap

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-aws-cfn-bootstrap

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