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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-14991: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-914)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-14991: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-914)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
10/03/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/27/2017
Modified
09/19/2018

Description

The sg_ioctl function in drivers/scsi/sg.c in the Linux kernel before 4.13.4 allows local users to obtain sensitive information from uninitialized kernel heap-memory locations via an SG_GET_REQUEST_TABLE ioctl call for /dev/sg0.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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