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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-10229: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-832)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-10229: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-832)

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
04/04/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/31/2017
Modified
02/02/2018

Description

udp.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via UDP traffic that triggers an unsafe second checksum calculation during execution of a recv system call with the MSG_PEEK flag.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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