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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-8399: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-782)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-8399: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-782)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/12/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/20/2017
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

An elevation of privilege vulnerability in the kernel networking subsystem could enable a local malicious application to execute arbitrary code within the context of the kernel. This issue is rated as Moderate because it first requires compromising a privileged process and current compiler optimizations restrict access to the vulnerable code. Product: Android. Versions: Kernel-3.10, Kernel-3.18. Android ID: A-31349935.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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