QID 353129

Date Published: 2022-02-01

QID 353129: Amazon Linux Security Advisory for aws-kinesis-agent : ALAS2-2022-1734

Apache log4j2 versions 2.0-beta7 through 2.17.0 (excluding security fix releases 2.3.2 and 2.12.4) are vulnerable to a remote code execution (rce) attack where an attacker with permission to modify the logging configuration file can construct a malicious configuration using a jdbc appender with a data source referencing a jndi uri which can execute remote code.
This issue is fixed by limiting jndi data source names to the java protocol in log4j2 versions 2.17.1, 2.12.4, and 2.3.2. (
( CVE-2021-44832)

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

  • CVSS V3 rated as High - 6.6 severity.
  • CVSS V2 rated as High - 6 severity.
  • Solution
    Please refer to Amazon advisory: ALAS2-2022-1734 for affected packages and patching details, or update with your package manager.
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    Software Advisories
    Advisory ID Software Component Link
    ALAS2-2022-1734 Amazon Linux 2 URL Logo alas.aws.amazon.com/AL2/ALAS-2022-1734.html