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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-8824: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2018-944)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-8824: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2018-944)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
12/05/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/01/2018
Modified
05/03/2019

Description

The dccp_disconnect function in net/dccp/proto.c in the Linux kernel through 4.14.3 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) via an AF_UNSPEC connect system call during the DCCP_LISTEN state.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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