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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-5970: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-805)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-5970: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-805)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/14/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/23/2017
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

The ipv4_pktinfo_prepare function in net/ipv4/ip_sockglue.c in the Linux kernel through 4.9.9 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via (1) an application that makes crafted system calls or possibly (2) IPv4 traffic with invalid IP options.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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