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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2020-25656: Security patch for kernel ((Multiple Advisories))

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2020-25656: Security patch for kernel ((Multiple Advisories))

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
11/10/2020
Created
12/22/2020
Added
12/19/2020
Modified
01/15/2021

Description

A flaw was found in the Linux kernel. A use-after-free was found in the way the console subsystem was using ioctls KDGKBSENT and KDSKBSENT. A local user could use this flaw to get read memory access out of bounds. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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