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CentOS Linux: CVE-2017-5970: Important: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Multiple Advisories)

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CentOS Linux: CVE-2017-5970: Important: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Multiple Advisories)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/14/2017
Created
08/29/2019
Added
08/28/2019
Modified
05/25/2023

Description

The ipv4_pktinfo_prepare function in net/ipv4/ip_sockglue.c in the Linux kernel through 4.9.9 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via (1) an application that makes crafted system calls or possibly (2) IPv4 traffic with invalid IP options.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-kernel
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-rt

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