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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-15594: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2019-1280)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-15594: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2019-1280)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
08/20/2018
Created
09/21/2019
Added
09/19/2019
Modified
09/19/2019

Description

arch/x86/kernel/paravirt.c in the Linux kernel before 4.18.1 mishandles certain indirect calls, which makes it easier for attackers to conduct Spectre-v2 attacks against paravirtual guests.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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