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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-4913: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2016-704)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-4913: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2016-704)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
05/23/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/01/2017
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

The get_rock_ridge_filename function in fs/isofs/rock.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5.5 mishandles NM (aka alternate name) entries containing \0 characters, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted isofs filesystem.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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