Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2022-1353: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2022-1591)

Back to Search

Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2022-1353: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2022-1591)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)
Published
04/29/2022
Created
06/14/2022
Added
06/10/2022
Modified
06/10/2022

Description

A vulnerability was found in the pfkey_register function in net/key/af_key.c in the Linux kernel. This flaw allows a local, unprivileged user to gain access to kernel memory, leading to a system crash or a leak of internal kernel information.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;