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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2015-7613: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2015-603)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2015-7613: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2015-603)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
10/19/2015
Created
03/19/2019
Added
09/19/2018
Modified
09/19/2018

Description

Race condition in the IPC object implementation in the Linux kernel through 4.2.3 allows local users to gain privileges by triggering an ipc_addid call that leads to uid and gid comparisons against uninitialized data, related to msg.c, shm.c, and util.c.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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