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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-4581: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2016-703)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-4581: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2016-703)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
05/18/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/18/2016
Modified
02/02/2018

Description

fs/pnode.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5.4 does not properly traverse a mount propagation tree in a certain case involving a slave mount, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) via a crafted series of mount system calls.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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