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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-16645: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-937)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-16645: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-937)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/07/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/22/2017
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

The ims_pcu_get_cdc_union_desc function in drivers/input/misc/ims-pcu.c in the Linux kernel through 4.13.11 allows local users to cause a denial of service (ims_pcu_parse_cdc_data out-of-bounds read and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted USB device.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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