Low: kernel

2015-03-13T02:47:00
ID ALAS-2015-491
Type amazon
Reporter Amazon
Modified 2015-03-13T02:47:00

Description

Issue Overview:

It was reported that stack address is not properly randomized on some 64 bit architectures due to an integer overflow. The stack entropy of the processes is reduced by four.

Affected Packages:

kernel

Issue Correction:
Run yum clean all followed by yum update kernel to update your system. You will need to reboot your system in order for the new kernel to be running.

New Packages:

i686:  
    kernel-headers-3.14.35-28.38.amzn1.i686  
    kernel-tools-debuginfo-3.14.35-28.38.amzn1.i686  
    perf-debuginfo-3.14.35-28.38.amzn1.i686  
    kernel-debuginfo-3.14.35-28.38.amzn1.i686  
    kernel-debuginfo-common-i686-3.14.35-28.38.amzn1.i686  
    kernel-tools-devel-3.14.35-28.38.amzn1.i686  
    kernel-3.14.35-28.38.amzn1.i686  
    kernel-tools-3.14.35-28.38.amzn1.i686  
    kernel-devel-3.14.35-28.38.amzn1.i686  
    perf-3.14.35-28.38.amzn1.i686

noarch:  
    kernel-doc-3.14.35-28.38.amzn1.noarch

src:  
    kernel-3.14.35-28.38.amzn1.src

x86_64:  
    kernel-tools-devel-3.14.35-28.38.amzn1.x86_64  
    kernel-devel-3.14.35-28.38.amzn1.x86_64  
    perf-debuginfo-3.14.35-28.38.amzn1.x86_64  
    kernel-debuginfo-3.14.35-28.38.amzn1.x86_64  
    kernel-headers-3.14.35-28.38.amzn1.x86_64  
    kernel-tools-3.14.35-28.38.amzn1.x86_64  
    kernel-debuginfo-common-x86_64-3.14.35-28.38.amzn1.x86_64  
    kernel-tools-debuginfo-3.14.35-28.38.amzn1.x86_64  
    kernel-3.14.35-28.38.amzn1.x86_64  
    perf-3.14.35-28.38.amzn1.x86_64