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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-1000364: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-845)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-1000364: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-845)

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
06/19/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/23/2017
Modified
06/21/2018

Description

An issue was discovered in the size of the stack guard page on Linux, specifically a 4k stack guard page is not sufficiently large and can be "jumped" over (the stack guard page is bypassed), this affects Linux Kernel versions 4.11.5 and earlier (the stackguard page was introduced in 2010).

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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