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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2020-27815: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2021-1477)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2020-27815: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2021-1477)

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:C)
Published
01/26/2021
Created
01/28/2021
Added
01/27/2021
Modified
06/07/2021

Description

A flaw was found in the JFS filesystem code in the Linux Kernel which allows a local attacker with the ability to set extended attributes to panic the system, causing memory corruption or escalating privileges. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to confidentiality, integrity, as well as system availability.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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