Amazon Linux AMI : kernel (ALAS-2016-740)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 93252
SynopsisThe remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
DescriptionA use after free vulnerability was found in tcp_xmit_retransmit_queue and other tcp_* functions.
SolutionRun 'yum update kernel' to update your system. You will need to reboot your system in order for the new kernel to be running.