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Amazon Linux Local Check: ALAS-2015-491

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

7 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Insight

Insight

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.

Solution

Solution

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.

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