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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-4565: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2016-703)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-4565: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2016-703)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
05/18/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/18/2016
Modified
02/02/2018

Description

The InfiniBand (aka IB) stack in the Linux kernel before 4.5.3 incorrectly relies on the write system call, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel memory write operation) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a uAPI interface.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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