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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-7401: Security patch for collectd (ALAS-2017-829)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-7401: Security patch for collectd (ALAS-2017-829)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
04/03/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/19/2017
Modified
09/19/2018

Description

Incorrect interaction of the parse_packet() and parse_part_sign_sha256() functions in network.c in collectd 5.7.1 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) of a collectd instance (configured with "SecurityLevel None" and with empty "AuthFile" options) via a crafted UDP packet.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-collectd

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-collectd

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