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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-15746: Security patch for qemu-kvm (ALAS-2020-1449)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-15746: Security patch for qemu-kvm (ALAS-2020-1449)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
08/29/2018
Created
11/20/2020
Added
11/18/2020
Modified
11/18/2020

Description

qemu-seccomp.c in QEMU might allow local OS guest users to cause a denial of service (guest crash) by leveraging mishandling of the seccomp policy for threads other than the main thread.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-qemu-kvm

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