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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-14634: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2018-1087)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-14634: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2018-1087)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
09/26/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
10/05/2018
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

An integer overflow flaw was found in the Linux kernel's create_elf_tables() function. An unprivileged local user with access to SUID (or otherwise privileged) binary could use this flaw to escalate their privileges on the system. Kernel versions 2.6.x, 3.10.x and 4.14.x are believed to be vulnerable.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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