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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2020-25211: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2020-1446)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2020-25211: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2020-1446)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/09/2020
Created
11/20/2020
Added
11/18/2020
Modified
12/16/2020

Description

In the Linux kernel through 5.8.7, local attackers able to inject conntrack netlink configuration could overflow a local buffer, causing crashes or triggering use of incorrect protocol numbers in ctnetlink_parse_tuple_filter in net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_netlink.c, aka CID-1cc5ef91d2ff.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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