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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-7308: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-828)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-7308: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-828)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
03/29/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/11/2017
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

The packet_set_ring function in net/packet/af_packet.c in the Linux kernel through 4.10.6 does not properly validate certain block-size data, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (integer signedness error and out-of-bounds write), or gain privileges (if the CAP_NET_RAW capability is held), via crafted system calls.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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