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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-14497: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-901)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-14497: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-901)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
09/15/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/03/2017
Modified
02/02/2018

Description

The tpacket_rcv function in net/packet/af_packet.c in the Linux kernel before 4.13 mishandles vnet headers, which might allow local users to cause a denial of service (buffer overflow, and disk and memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted system calls.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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