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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2015-8839: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2016-703)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2015-8839: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2016-703)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
05/02/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/18/2016
Modified
02/02/2018

Description

Multiple race conditions in the ext4 filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel before 4.5 allow local users to cause a denial of service (disk corruption) by writing to a page that is associated with a different user's file after unsynchronized hole punching and page-fault handling.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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