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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-5244: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2016-726)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-5244: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2016-726)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
06/27/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/01/2016
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

The rds_inc_info_copy function in net/rds/recv.c in the Linux kernel through 4.6.3 does not initialize a certain structure member, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory by reading an RDS message.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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