Amazon Linux AMI : kernel (ALAS-2018-971)
High Nessus Plugin ID 108414
SynopsisThe remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
DescriptionOut-of-bounds write via userland offsets in ebt_entry struct in netfilter/ebtables.c :
A flaw was found in the Linux kernel's implementation of 32-bit syscall interface for bridging. This allowed a privileged user to arbitrarily write to a limited range of kernel memory. (CVE-2018-1068)
SolutionRun 'yum update kernel' to update your system. You will need to reboot your system in order for the new kernel to be running.