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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-7558: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-901)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-7558: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-901)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
09/20/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/03/2017
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

A kernel data leak due to an out-of-bound read was found in the Linux kernel in inet_diag_msg_sctp{,l}addr_fill() and sctp_get_sctp_info() functions present since version 4.7-rc1 through version 4.13. A data leak happens when these functions fill in sockaddr data structures used to export socket's diagnostic information. As a result, up to 100 bytes of the slab data could be leaked to a userspace.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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