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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-3156: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2016-694)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-3156: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2016-694)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
04/27/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/28/2016
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

The IPv4 implementation in the Linux kernel before 4.5.2 mishandles destruction of device objects, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS networking outage) by arranging for a large number of IP addresses.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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