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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2021-3100: Security patch for log4j-cve-2021-44228-hotpatch (ALAS-2021-1554)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2021-3100: Security patch for log4j-cve-2021-44228-hotpatch (ALAS-2021-1554)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
12/22/2021
Created
04/23/2022
Added
04/20/2022
Modified
05/06/2022

Description

The Apache Log4j hotpatch package before log4j-cve-2021-44228-hotpatch-1.1-12 didn’t mimic the permissions of the JVM being patched, allowing it to escalate privileges.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-log4j-cve-2021-44228-hotpatch

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