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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2022-0854: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2022-1591)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2022-0854: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2022-1591)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
03/23/2022
Created
06/14/2022
Added
06/10/2022
Modified
06/10/2022

Description

A memory leak flaw was found in the Linux kernel’s DMA subsystem, in the way a user calls DMA_FROM_DEVICE. This flaw allows a local user to read random memory from the kernel space.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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