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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2022-36879: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2022-1636)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2022-36879: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2022-1636)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/27/2022
Created
10/12/2022
Added
10/11/2022
Modified
10/14/2022

Description

An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel through 5.18.14. xfrm_expand_policies in net/xfrm/xfrm_policy.c can cause a refcount to be dropped twice.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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