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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-16862: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2018-1133)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-16862: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2018-1133)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
11/26/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
12/21/2018
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

A security flaw was found in the Linux kernel in a way that the cleancache subsystem clears an inode after the final file truncation (removal). The new file created with the same inode may contain leftover pages from cleancache and the old file data instead of the new one.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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