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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-6353: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-814)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-6353: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-814)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
03/01/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/17/2017
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

net/sctp/socket.c in the Linux kernel through 4.10.1 does not properly restrict association peel-off operations during certain wait states, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (invalid unlock and double free) via a multithreaded application. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2017-5986.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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