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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2022-1016: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2022-1577)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2022-1016: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2022-1577)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/04/2022
Created
04/09/2022
Added
04/07/2022
Modified
04/07/2022

Description

Details for this vulnerability have not been published by NIST at this point. Descriptions from software vendor advisories for this issue are provided below.

From ALAS-2022-1577:

A flaw was found in the Linux kernel in linux/net/netfilter/nf_tables_api.c of the netfilter subsystem. This flaw allows a local user to cause an out-of-bounds write issue. (CVE-2022-1015)

A flaw was found in the Linux kernel in net/netfilter/nf_tables_core.c:nft_do_chain, which can cause a use-after-free. This issue needs to handle return with proper preconditions, as it can lead to a kernel information leak problem caused by a local, unprivileged attacker. (CVE-2022-1016)

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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