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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-10147: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-782)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-10147: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-782)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
01/18/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/23/2017
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

crypto/mcryptd.c in the Linux kernel before 4.8.15 allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) by using an AF_ALG socket with an incompatible algorithm, as demonstrated by mcryptd(md5).

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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