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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2020-25704: Security patch for kernel ((Multiple Advisories))

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2020-25704: Security patch for kernel ((Multiple Advisories))

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
11/15/2020
Created
12/22/2020
Added
12/19/2020
Modified
01/15/2021

Description

A flaw memory leak in the Linux kernel performance monitoring subsystem was found in the way if using PERF_EVENT_IOC_SET_FILTER. A local user could use this flaw to starve the resources causing denial of service.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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