QID 353084

Date Published: 2022-01-05

QID 353084: Amazon Linux Security Advisory for aws-kinesis-agent : ALAS2-2021-1730

Amazon kinesis agent versions within amazon linux 2 (al2) prior to aws-kinesis-agent-2.0.4-1 included a version of apache log4j affected by( CVE-2021-44228 and( CVE-2021-45046.
The amazon kinesis agent has been updated to aws-kinesis-agent-2.0.4-1 within amazon linux 2 that mitigates( CVE-2021-44228 and( CVE-2021-45046.
For additional detail see https://github.com/awslabs/amazon-kinesis-agent.

Note: The preceding description block is extracted directly from the security advisory. Using automation, we have attempted to clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could lead to a securitybreach or could affect integrity, availability, and confidentiality.

  • CVSS V3 rated as Critical - 10 severity.
  • CVSS V2 rated as Critical - 9.3 severity.
  • Solution
    Please refer to Amazon advisory: ALAS2-2021-1730 for affected packages and patching details, or update with your package manager.
    Vendor References

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    Software Advisories
    Advisory ID Software Component Link
    ALAS2-2021-1730 Amazon Linux 2 URL Logo alas.aws.amazon.com/AL2/ALAS-2021-1730.html