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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2020-14314: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2020-1437)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2020-14314: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2020-1437)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
09/02/2020
Created
10/29/2020
Added
10/28/2020
Modified
12/16/2020

Description

A memory out-of-bounds read flaw was found in the Linux kernel before 5.9-rc2 with the ext3/ext4 file system, in the way it accesses a directory with broken indexing. This flaw allows a local user to crash the system if the directory exists. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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