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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2014-339) (CVE-2014-0196)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2014-339) (CVE-2014-0196)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
05/07/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/26/2014
Modified
06/21/2018

Description

The n_tty_write function in drivers/tty/n_tty.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14.3 does not properly manage tty driver access in the "LECHO & !OPOST" case, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) or gain privileges by triggering a race condition involving read and write operations with long strings.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo-common-i686
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo-common-x86_64
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel-doc
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel-headers
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-perf
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-perf-debuginfo

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo-common-i686
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo-common-x86_64
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel-doc
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel-headers
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-perf
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-perf-debuginfo

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