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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2019-3882: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2019-1214)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2019-3882: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2019-1214)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
04/24/2019
Created
06/04/2019
Added
05/31/2019
Modified
05/31/2019

Description

A flaw was found in the Linux kernel's vfio interface implementation that permits violation of the user's locked memory limit. If a device is bound to a vfio driver, such as vfio-pci, and the local attacker is administratively granted ownership of the device, it may cause a system memory exhaustion and thus a denial of service (DoS). Versions 3.10, 4.14 and 4.18 are vulnerable.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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