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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.844564
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu: Security Advisory for linux-aws-5.3 (USN-4484-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'linux-aws-5.3'; package(s) announced via the USN-4484-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'linux-aws-5.3'
package(s) announced via the USN-4484-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
It was discovered that the cgroup v2 subsystem in the Linux kernel did not
properly perform reference counting in some situations, leading to a NULL
pointer dereference. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of
service or possibly gain administrative privileges. (CVE-2020-14356)

Affected Software/OS:
'linux-aws-5.3' package(s) on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
7.2

CVSS Vector:
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-14356
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