ALAS-2020-1430


Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2020-1430
Advisory Release Date: 2020-09-03 21:53 Pacific
Advisory Updated Date: 2020-09-04 04:00 Pacific
Severity: Important
References: CVE-2020-14386 

Issue Overview:

An issue has been reported in the Linux kernel's handling of raw sockets. This issue can be used locally to cause denial of service or local privilege escalation from unprivileged processes or from containers with the CAP_NET_RAW capability enabled.

See Also:

https://marc.info/?l=linux-netdev&m=159915549623724&w=2
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2020/09/03/3
https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2020-14386 (cve-2020-14386)


Affected Packages:

kernel


Issue Correction:
Run yum update kernel to update your system.

New Packages:
i686:
    kernel-tools-devel-4.14.193-113.317.amzn1.i686
    kernel-4.14.193-113.317.amzn1.i686
    kernel-debuginfo-4.14.193-113.317.amzn1.i686
    perf-debuginfo-4.14.193-113.317.amzn1.i686
    perf-4.14.193-113.317.amzn1.i686
    kernel-tools-4.14.193-113.317.amzn1.i686
    kernel-tools-debuginfo-4.14.193-113.317.amzn1.i686
    kernel-debuginfo-common-i686-4.14.193-113.317.amzn1.i686
    kernel-devel-4.14.193-113.317.amzn1.i686
    kernel-headers-4.14.193-113.317.amzn1.i686

src:
    kernel-4.14.193-113.317.amzn1.src

x86_64:
    kernel-tools-4.14.193-113.317.amzn1.x86_64
    kernel-debuginfo-4.14.193-113.317.amzn1.x86_64
    kernel-debuginfo-common-x86_64-4.14.193-113.317.amzn1.x86_64
    kernel-4.14.193-113.317.amzn1.x86_64
    kernel-headers-4.14.193-113.317.amzn1.x86_64
    perf-4.14.193-113.317.amzn1.x86_64
    kernel-tools-devel-4.14.193-113.317.amzn1.x86_64
    perf-debuginfo-4.14.193-113.317.amzn1.x86_64
    kernel-tools-debuginfo-4.14.193-113.317.amzn1.x86_64
    kernel-devel-4.14.193-113.317.amzn1.x86_64