Amazon Linux 2 : edk2-aarch64 (ALAS-2020-1510)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 141988

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VPR Score: 6.7


The remote Amazon Linux 2 host is missing a security update.


The version of tested product installed on the remote host is prior to tested version. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the ALAS2-2020-1510 advisory.

- Insufficient control flow management in BIOS firmware for 8th, 9th, 10th Generation Intel(R) Core(TM), Intel(R) Celeron(R) Processor 4000 & 5000 Series Processors may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable denial of service via adjacent access. (CVE-2019-14558)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Run 'yum update edk2' to update your system.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 141988

File Name: al2_ALAS-2020-1510.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/10/28

Updated: 2020/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-14586

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.2

Temporal Score: 3.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8

Temporal Score: 7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:edk2-aarch64, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:edk2-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:edk2-ovmf, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:edk2-tools, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:edk2-tools-doc, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:edk2-tools-python, cpe:/o:amazon:linux:2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/AmazonLinux/release, Host/AmazonLinux/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/10/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/04/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-14558, CVE-2019-14559, CVE-2019-14563, CVE-2019-14575, CVE-2019-14586, CVE-2019-14587

ALAS: 2020-1510