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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-9077: Security patch for kernel (ALAS-2017-846)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-9077: 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 tcp_v6_syn_recv_sock function in net/ipv6/tcp_ipv6.c in the Linux kernel through 4.11.1 mishandles inheritance, which allows local users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted system calls, a related issue to CVE-2017-8890.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-kernel

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