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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-18232: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2018-993)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-18232: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2018-993)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
03/15/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/20/2018
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

The Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) implementation in the Linux kernel through 4.15.9 mishandles a mutex within libsas, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (deadlock) by triggering certain error-handling code.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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