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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-9084: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2016-772)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-9084: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2016-772)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/27/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/09/2016
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

drivers/vfio/pci/vfio_pci_intrs.c in the Linux kernel through 4.8.11 misuses the kzalloc function, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (integer overflow) or have unspecified other impact by leveraging access to a vfio PCI device file.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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