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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-5390: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2018-1049)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-5390: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2018-1049)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
08/06/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
08/07/2018
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

Linux kernel versions 4.9+ can be forced to make very expensive calls to tcp_collapse_ofo_queue() and tcp_prune_ofo_queue() for every incoming packet which can lead to a denial of service.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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