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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-11473: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-870)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-11473: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-870)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
07/20/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/18/2017
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

Buffer overflow in the mp_override_legacy_irq() function in arch/x86/kernel/acpi/boot.c in the Linux kernel through 4.12.2 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted ACPI table.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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