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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-7616: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-828)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-7616: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-828)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
04/10/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/11/2017
Modified
06/21/2018

Description

Incorrect error handling in the set_mempolicy and mbind compat syscalls in mm/mempolicy.c in the Linux kernel through 4.10.9 allows local users to obtain sensitive information from uninitialized stack data by triggering failure of a certain bitmap operation.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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