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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-12193: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-925)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-12193: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-925)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
11/18/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/21/2017
Modified
09/19/2018

Description

The assoc_array_insert_into_terminal_node function in lib/assoc_array.c in the Linux kernel before 4.13.11 mishandles node splitting, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and panic) via a crafted application, as demonstrated by the keyring key type, and key addition and link creation operations.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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