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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-15274: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-914)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-15274: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-914)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
10/11/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/27/2017
Modified
06/21/2018

Description

security/keys/keyctl.c in the Linux kernel before 4.11.5 does not consider the case of a NULL payload in conjunction with a nonzero length value, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) via a crafted add_key or keyctl system call, a different vulnerability than CVE-2017-12192.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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