RHBA-2017:1257 - Bug Fix Advisory
ec2-images bug fix update
Bug Fix Advisory
The Red Hat Enterprise Linux AMIs in AWS EC2 have been updated to resolve a critical security update.
It is important to either utilize the latest Red Hat Enterprise Linux AMI version when launching new Red Hat Enterprise Linux instances and/or update existing instances to apply the security update.
For more information specific to the security update, please reference https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-5461.
For additional release information specific to the AMIs in AWS EC2, please reference https://access.redhat.com/articles/3024481
The Red Hat Enterprise Linux Amazon Machine Image (AMI) provides a Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 6.9 Guest Image for cloud instances. This image is
as a minimally configured system image which is available for use as-is or
for configuration and customization as required by end users.
The Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.9 Guest Image has been rebuilt with the
latest packages which include the fix for CVE-2017-5461. For more
information, refer to RHSA-2017:1100.
Cloud Access Based AMIs
Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.
For details on how to apply this update, refer to:
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6 x86_64
- BZ - 1447046 - Update RHEL 6.9 AMIs for CVE-2017-5461
This erratum does not contain any packages.