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The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
Package updates are available for Amazon Linux AMI that fix the
following vulnerabilities :
Fix possible memory corruption in xfs_readlink.
The epoll implementation in the Linux kernel 126.96.36.199 and earlier does
not properly traverse a tree of epoll file descriptors, which allows
local users to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a
crafted application that makes epoll_create and epoll_ctl system
See also :
Run 'yum upgrade kernel' to upgrade your system. You will need to
reboot your system for the new kernel to be loaded.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9