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VPR Score: 8.9
SynopsisThe remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
DescriptionA flaw was found in the way index into perf_swevent_enabled array was sanitized. A local, unprivileged user could leverage this flaw to gain elevated privileges on the system.
SolutionRun 'yum update kernel' to update the system. A reboot will be necessary for the new kernel to be loaded.