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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-1000249: Security patch for file (ALAS-2017-900)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-1000249: Security patch for file (ALAS-2017-900)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
09/11/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/03/2017
Modified
02/02/2018

Description

An issue in file() was introduced in commit 9611f31313a93aa036389c5f3b15eea53510d4d1 (Oct 2016) lets an attacker overwrite a fixed 20 bytes stack buffer with a specially crafted .notes section in an ELF binary. This was fixed in commit 35c94dc6acc418f1ad7f6241a6680e5327495793 (Aug 2017).

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-file

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-file

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