|Category:||Amazon Linux Local Security Checks|
|Title:||Amazon Linux: Security Advisory (ALAS-2012-45)|
|Summary:||The remote host is missing an update announced via the referenced Security Advisory.|
The remote host is missing an update announced via the referenced Security Advisory.
The journal_unmap_buffer function in fs/jbd2/transaction.c in the Linux kernel before 3.3.1 does not properly handle the _Delay and _Unwritten buffer head states, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) by leveraging the presence of an ext4 filesystem that was mounted with a journal.
Run yum update kernel to update your system. You will need to reboot your system in order for the new kernel to be running.
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-4086|
Debian Security Information: DSA-2469 (Google Search)
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2012:0571
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2012:0670
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2012:0554 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2012:0616 (Google Search)
|Copyright||Copyright (C) 2015 Eero Volotinen|
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