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amazonAmazonALAS-2022-1577
HistoryApr 04, 2022 - 11:46 p.m.

Important: kernel

2022-04-0423:46:00
alas.aws.amazon.com
28

0.0004 Low

EPSS

Percentile

15.1%

Issue Overview:

A flaw was found in the Linux kernel in linux/net/netfilter/nf_tables_api.c of the netfilter subsystem. This flaw allows a local user to cause an out-of-bounds write issue. (CVE-2022-1015)

A flaw was found in the Linux kernel in net/netfilter/nf_tables_core.c:nft_do_chain, which can cause a use-after-free. This issue needs to handle return with proper preconditions, as it can lead to a kernel information leak problem caused by a local, unprivileged attacker. (CVE-2022-1016)

Affected Packages:

kernel

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

New Packages:

i686:  
    kernel-tools-4.14.273-140.502.amzn1.i686  
    kernel-debuginfo-4.14.273-140.502.amzn1.i686  
    kernel-tools-debuginfo-4.14.273-140.502.amzn1.i686  
    kernel-4.14.273-140.502.amzn1.i686  
    kernel-devel-4.14.273-140.502.amzn1.i686  
    kernel-headers-4.14.273-140.502.amzn1.i686  
    kernel-debuginfo-common-i686-4.14.273-140.502.amzn1.i686  
    perf-debuginfo-4.14.273-140.502.amzn1.i686  
    perf-4.14.273-140.502.amzn1.i686  
    kernel-tools-devel-4.14.273-140.502.amzn1.i686  
  
src:  
    kernel-4.14.273-140.502.amzn1.src  
  
x86_64:  
    perf-debuginfo-4.14.273-140.502.amzn1.x86_64  
    kernel-tools-debuginfo-4.14.273-140.502.amzn1.x86_64  
    kernel-headers-4.14.273-140.502.amzn1.x86_64  
    perf-4.14.273-140.502.amzn1.x86_64  
    kernel-tools-devel-4.14.273-140.502.amzn1.x86_64  
    kernel-4.14.273-140.502.amzn1.x86_64  
    kernel-tools-4.14.273-140.502.amzn1.x86_64  
    kernel-debuginfo-common-x86_64-4.14.273-140.502.amzn1.x86_64  
    kernel-debuginfo-4.14.273-140.502.amzn1.x86_64  
    kernel-devel-4.14.273-140.502.amzn1.x86_64  

Additional References

Red Hat: CVE-2022-1015, CVE-2022-1016, CVE-2022-20368

Mitre: CVE-2022-1015, CVE-2022-1016, CVE-2022-20368