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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-7618: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-828)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-7618: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-828)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
04/10/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/11/2017
Modified
02/02/2018

Description

crypto/ahash.c in the Linux kernel through 4.10.9 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (API operation calling its own callback, and infinite recursion) by triggering EBUSY on a full queue.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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