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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-9074: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-846)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-9074: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-846)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
05/19/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/23/2017
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

The IPv6 fragmentation implementation in the Linux kernel through 4.11.1 does not consider that the nexthdr field may be associated with an invalid option, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and BUG) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted socket and send system calls.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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