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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-12134: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-897)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-12134: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-897)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
08/23/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/18/2017
Modified
06/21/2018

Description

The xen_biovec_phys_mergeable function in drivers/xen/biomerge.c in Xen might allow local OS guest users to corrupt block device data streams and consequently obtain sensitive memory information, cause a denial of service, or gain host OS privileges by leveraging incorrect block IO merge-ability calculation.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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