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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-5897: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-805)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-5897: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-805)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/22/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/07/2017
Modified
09/19/2018

Description

The ip6gre_err function in net/ipv6/ip6_gre.c in the Linux kernel allows remote attackers to have unspecified impact via vectors involving GRE flags in an IPv6 packet, which trigger an out-of-bounds access.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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