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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-5754: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2018-939)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-5754: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2018-939)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N)
Published
01/03/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/04/2018
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

Systems with microprocessors utilizing speculative execution and indirect branch prediction may allow unauthorized disclosure of information to an attacker with local user access via a side-channel analysis of the data cache.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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