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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-14625: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2019-1145)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-14625: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2019-1145)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/10/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
01/12/2019
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

A flaw was found in the Linux Kernel where an attacker may be able to have an uncontrolled read to kernel-memory from within a vm guest. A race condition between connect() and close() function may allow an attacker using the AF_VSOCK protocol to gather a 4 byte information leak or possibly intercept or corrupt AF_VSOCK messages destined to other clients.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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