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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2020-25212: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2020-1437)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2020-25212: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2020-1437)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/09/2020
Created
10/29/2020
Added
10/28/2020
Modified
10/28/2020

Description

A TOCTOU mismatch in the NFS client code in the Linux kernel before 5.8.3 could be used by local attackers to corrupt memory or possibly have unspecified other impact because a size check is in fs/nfs/nfs4proc.c instead of fs/nfs/nfs4xdr.c, aka CID-b4487b935452.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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