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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2019-19062: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2020-1338)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2019-19062: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2020-1338)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
11/18/2019
Created
02/11/2020
Added
02/08/2020
Modified
08/25/2020

Description

A memory leak in the crypto_report() function in crypto/crypto_user_base.c in the Linux kernel through 5.3.11 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by triggering crypto_report_alg() failures, aka CID-ffdde5932042.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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