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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-6214: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-805)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-6214: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-805)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/23/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/08/2017
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

The tcp_splice_read function in net/ipv4/tcp.c in the Linux kernel before 4.9.11 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and soft lockup) via vectors involving a TCP packet with the URG flag.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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