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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-19407: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2018-1133)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-19407: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2018-1133)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
11/20/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
12/21/2018
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

The vcpu_scan_ioapic function in arch/x86/kvm/x86.c in the Linux kernel through 4.19.2 allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and BUG) via crafted system calls that reach a situation where ioapic is uninitialized.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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