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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-5986: Security patch for kernel ((Multiple Advisories))

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-5986: Security patch for kernel ((Multiple Advisories))

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
02/18/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/07/2017
Modified
09/19/2018

Description

Race condition in the sctp_wait_for_sndbuf function in net/sctp/socket.c in the Linux kernel before 4.9.11 allows local users to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and panic) via a multithreaded application that peels off an association in a certain buffer-full state.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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