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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-8890: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-846)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-8890: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-846)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
05/10/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/23/2017
Modified
05/03/2019

Description

The inet_csk_clone_lock function in net/ipv4/inet_connection_sock.c in the Linux kernel through 4.10.15 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (double free) or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging use of the accept system call.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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