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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-9516: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2019-1278)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-9516: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2019-1278)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
10/01/2018
Created
09/21/2019
Added
09/19/2019
Modified
09/19/2019

Description

In hid_debug_events_read of drivers/hid/hid-debug.c, there is a possible out of bounds write due to a missing bounds check. This could lead to local escalation of privilege with System execution privileges needed. User interaction is not needed for exploitation. Product: Android Versions: Android kernel Android ID: A-71361580.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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